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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. […]

Mini Projects

Creating New Space in the Garden

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In this video we’re showing how we turned a patch of waste ground into a useful and beautiful new space. We spent the last weeks wearing down the mountain of rocks covered in soil, grasses and nettles. It was hard work, especially as we’re not use to digging in our no-dig gardens for years now. […]

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Seed Saving – Poppies

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Late summer is best time for saving most perennial flower seeds as they will have gone dry and ready to harvest, yet fresh and best for storage. We made another video on seed saving, this time it’s poppies. Last year it was Marigolds also known as Calendula. We want to emphasize that seed saving is […]