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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 […]

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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 […]

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Workshop – Plant Nursery and Propagation

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A week ago we ran our first in-official plant nursery and propagation workshop. As promised here is a video review and the results. Volunteers learnt the basics on starting plants from seed, potting them and how to root cuttings to turn them into plants. The aim is to enable those interested to grow their own […]