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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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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 […]

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Madeira Vine Tubers & Leaves Harvest

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Madeira Vine is a frost tender perennial climber producing masses of edible pleasantly flavoured leaves that are a really good spinach substitute. It also produces edible tubers that have a mucilaginous texture, this characteristic is lost when roasted. It’s quite ornamental with it’s thick heart shaped leaves and white flowers in autumn. We have been […]

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Winter Tuber Presale Update

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Tuber season is almost in full swing. We just want to give you a quick update. It’s been a late, even mild Winter this year so far. A lot of our tuber producing plants are also 2-3 weeks late finishing. We have been harvesting tubers, cuttings and bare root fruit plants from our gardens tirelessly […]

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Tiger Nuts – Chufa

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Chufa is a hardy perennial producing a generous deposit of delicious starchy tubers commonly known as tiger nuts or earth almonds. These can be eaten fresh or dried for long term storage. Tiger nuts were the primary source of food for our Paleolithic ancestors 2 million years ago and they are among the oldest cultivated […]

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Chinese Artichokes

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Chinese artichokes are a reliable cropper producing lots of small tasty tubers. It’s perennial and grows similar to mint so it’s best grown in containers or in a permanent location. Tubers can be eaten raw or cooked. We like to add them to salads or just snack away at them while we’re in the garden. […]