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Seed Saving – Fennel, Wood Mallow and Corn Flower

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Autumn is a great time of the year to save seeds. Whether annual or hardy perennial, most flowers and vegetables will have gone to seed by now and are ready for collecting in the garden. Seed saving has many advantages apart from saving money and having plenty to share. You will also find that your […]

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No Dig Sweet Corn Harvest and Planting

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We made a video harvesting and planting of our No Dig sweet corn. It was planted into our woodchip mulched vegetable garden for zero maintenance. This year it was a bit of an experiment and we’re very happy with the results for our cold temperate climate here in Ireland. We used a variety from Scotland […]

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Weeds invaded our mulched No Dig garden

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Weeds, or as we like to call them undesirable plants normally don’t grow in our gardens because we don’t dig the soil and we always cover the ground with a thick layer of woodchip mulch. Well.. almost always. We left a small patch of ground uncovered and airborne thistle and grass seeds have established here. […]

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How to reduce slug impact naturally

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Are slugs the bane of your existence? Here are 9 tips to reduce slug impact on your garden naturally. Do not purchase poison aka slug pellets and spread them around your garden. Don’t leave decaying plant matter lying around, remove it entirely and throw in compost pile away from your growing space. When growing plants […]