We planted some well chitted potatoes in 10 large containers and some of the same potatoes in a no dig garden bed. Both grew very healthily with no issues or blight. Here is a video showing the results. Feel free to take a look at the previous video on planting container potatoes.
We’ve been receiving great feedback with happy customers saying that their plants have arrived in very good condition. Many of were impressed with the use of mostly upcycled materials and suggested we should make a video about it as it may be interesting to those growing plants. Don’t forget the summer plant sale discount for […]
We are going to close our summer plant sale soon and we are giving 15% off for the rest of this week (until the 23rd of August). Use discount code: summersale2020 . Please note for those of you picking up plants at our nursery or meeting us in Roscommon town, we will give you 1 […]
The elder was traditionally known as the farmers pharmacy. The flowers are medicinal and make for great summer cordials and wines. The berries are usually ready in September and are high in vitamin c. These need to be cooked before consuming, which goes with cordial and country wine making. We have some elderflower and elderberry […]
We made a video tour of our No Dig Pizza Garden 2 months after planting. We planted over 25 different vegetables and a few herbs in mid June. It took 2 weeks to set up the garden from putting down cardboard to putting on the compost layer and making the paths using woodchips. We have […]
Here’s a compilation of our 3 part video series on how to start a no dig garden. It’s been 2 months since the garden was completed and planted up. We are looking forward to showing you all how well our 25 different vegetables have done. The full tour is being recorded today and will be […]
**** THE WINNERS ARE ANNOUNCED **** 92 entries have been received and the random number generator choose numbers 17 and 22. The winners are Liz Scully and Shaunette O’Brien. Congratulation!!! You will received an email shortly. Thanks to everybody else for entering and don’t worry you will soon get another chance to win. Stay tuned […]
We’ve made a video of our Woodchip Island Garden 1 year after planting. This is by far our most productive and closest to zero maintenance garden. It is mostly composed of compost covered in mixed woodchip mulch and a healthy diverse soil life. We even ‘planted’ composting worms and gourmet mushroom spawn last year. We […]
Portuguese kale is also known as walking stick kale as of traditional use after 3+ years of harvesting. It grow year after year putting on leaf growth and keeping them available to harvest any time of the year including winter. It’s a delicate flavor similar to cabbage without having to wait for a head to […]
One of our favorite willows. We like to integrate it into our gardens purely because of it’s beautiful and unusual shape especially when it’s swaying in the wind.