We’ve been adding onto our gardens in the last few months and we wanted to give you a Big Spring Garden Update Tour as tubers and seedlings are starting to grow in our newly established garden beds. Please leave comments and questions on our social media! Don’t forget the Spring Plant Sale is still on.
The other day we harvested a bed of onions & carrots and freed up another bed where our broccoli had gone to flower. Now we have space to plant something new! In this video we are showing how simple bed preparation can be when using no dig. We mulched the beds with 3cm of compost […]
If you like cabbage, kale is a must have in your garden. It is very tender, healthy and full of minerals. There are a lot of different varieties of kale. Some of the most popular ones are red Russian kale and Black Tuscany (also known as Dinosaur kale or Nero). The key advantage is that […]
Latin name: Lathyrus tuberosus Whilst garden peas are commonly grown both for edible pods and seeds, sweet peas are not edible however they are very ornamental. The tuberous kind is rare and it is perennial. The tuber stores the plants energy throughout the winter months under the soil protecting them from frost and helping the […]
Latin name: Helianthus tuberosus There are 6 different varieties available in our SHOP. Also known as Sunchoke or Sunroot, Jerusalem artichoke is in the sunflower family and it was first introduced to Europe in the early 18th century. It is a versatile and useful plant with it’s many uses beyond being ornamental. Plants reach 2.4meters […]
We made a quick video update of the plant nursery and on how to reduce watering of potted plants in a drought. In the early summer we had a very unusual drought with no rain for 40 day. For Ireland this is quite severe and temperatures went beyond 30C, extremes which hadn’t been seen since […]
We like to turn unused spaces into productive ones. It’s amazing how much can be grown in a 3 by 1 meter garden bed once planted as a polyculture with a variety of vegetable, herbs, flowers and fruit utilizing all the layers of space. We simply started by putting cardboard on the grass, planted 2 […]
Thanks to everybody who came to the workshop about plants last Saturday. Congrats to all winners of the raffle and may the plants won forever benefit their new owners! For those who couldn’t attend in person we will be posting up the presentation as a PDF file on our new members page in the coming […]