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How to Store Tubers & Root Vegetables

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In this video we’re going to discuss how to store edible tubers and root vegetables such as Oca, Potatoes, Mashua, Carrots, Artichokes, Apios, Yacons and even Dahlia. Unlike the potato, most of the ancient edible tubers will keep growing all year producing tubers until the first hard frost knocks back the leaves. Some of them […]

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Horse Chestnut Trees (Bare root)

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These 1 year old trees have been grown from seed collected locally from a beautiful 150 year old Horse Chestnut tree. They are posted bare root and are about 20-25 tall including a strong root system. Limited numbers available this winter. 2x Bare Root Trees €5.90 4 + 1 FREE Bare Root Trees €11.80

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Marshmallow Harvest

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Did you know where marshmallow sweets originally came from? They were traditionally made from the roots of the marshmallow plant since the time of the Egyptians whom reserved them as a food for gods and royalty. In this video we’re going to harvest a 1.5 year old plant just at the end of it’s second […]

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Yarrow Plants – 3 Types

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Yarrow is a perennial flowering that grows wild in Ireland and it comes in many colours. It’s leaves are edible and make for a great addition for salads and it’s flowers attract beneficial insects to the garden such as pollinators and predatory insects that keep pests in check. One of it’s common names is ‘soldier’s […]

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Basil Mint (Root cuttings)

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Basil Mint has a rare and unique flavour. A nice addition in salads and eaten as is. It could also be used in tea. Vigorous rhizomes (Root cuttings) are freshly harvested on the day of purchase and posted unwashed for extra preservation. Each of the root cuttings is 6-10cm long and can be planted in […]

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Ullucus Tubers

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Ullucus are second to the potato and are an important staple food in the vast Andean region used in many traditional dishes. In our experience Ullucus are suited perfectly for a no dig garden because tubers form on the surface of the soil where the stems touch the ground. Unlike with other root vegetables such […]