How to Build a Plastic Bottle Greenhouse

How to Build a Plastic Bottle Greenhouse

Posted by Dee Sewell on April 28, 2019

Wondering how to build a plastic bottle greenhouse for your community garden, school or allotment? Here’s how we did it with volunteers in Gleann na Bearu Community Garden, Bagenalstown, County Carlow

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How to get rid of Aphids on your Greens without Chemicals

How to get rid of Mealy Cabbage Aphids on your Greens without Chemicals

Posted by Dee Sewell on June 12, 2018

Mealy cabbage aphids are a serious pest that can have a devastating affect on brassica crops. Vigilance and beneficial insects are key to organic control.

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How to grow your own broad beans

How to Grow Your Own Broad Beans

Posted by Dee Sewell on April 4, 2017

Grow your own broad beans, a great bean for beginners, children, busy people and you can make humas too!

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Smallholders Gathering 2016

Dried Beans and a Smallholder Gathering

Posted by Dee Sewell on October 11, 2016

We all have to start somewhere. If you’d like to learn more about growing your own, becoming self sufficient or the upcoming smallholders gathering, read on.

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What to expect at a Grow Your Own Vegetable Garden Workshop at Greenside Up

What to Expect at a Greenside Up Grow Your Own Workshop

Posted by Dee Sewell on March 20, 2016

A workshop at Greenside Up is more than learning about vegetables, it’s a holistic experience.

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