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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 (Sold out)

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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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Ullucus Harvest – Second to the Potato

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In this video we’re harvesting 3 varieties of Ullucus tubers. These 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 […]

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Madeira Vine Tubers – Sold out

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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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Horseradish Harvest – Perennial Medicinal Spice

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Horseradish is a hardy perennial from southeastern Europe. It’s edible spicy roots resemble the flavor of mustard or wasabi. They are best grated and eaten raw, also commonly made into a sauce. If cooked most of the pungency goes away. The roots have a number of uses in herbal medicine. The young leaves are excellent […]