Beginners Guide to Organic Matter

A Beginner’s Guide to Organic Matter

Posted by Dee Sewell on March 1, 2020

Confused by all the gardening terms? This article looks at organic matter and the various ways and types you can add to your vegetable or ornamental garden.

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Gardening for Beginners – Getting started during Spring and beyond

Posted by Dee Sewell on February 21, 2020

Whether you’re gardening as a beginner, or are more experienced and looking for some tips, this posts links to the many welcome and frequently asked questions.

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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 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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