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List of People that have Inspired us

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Here’s a list of interesting people who have achieved extraordinary things that inspired our own learning and gardening for many years. This list is not complete yet and we will add onto it Sepp Holzer – Diverse Permaculture Farming on a 100 acres of steep slopes in the coldest part of the Alps in Austria […]

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Potato Harvest No Dig No Tools 30+KG in 15Mins

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Did you ever grow potatoes in your garden? Tell us about your experience in the comments below. In this video we are harvesting our No Dig potatoes all by hand without tools. The compost in the garden bed is lovely and malleable making it possible to pull up entire potato plants with ease. There is […]

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Birdhouse – Nesting Boxes

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Birds and especially song birds are delightful to watch around the garden. They also play an important role in the local eco system by keeping insect numbers in check. We like keeping birds fed year around by planting all sorts of berries and ever increasing biodiversity in the garden. Creating nesting habitat for them to […]

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Finishing our NO DIG Wall Garden

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We finished our No Dig garden along a south west facing stone wall built in the early 18th century. We smothered the existing vegetation and layered on a generous 25-30cm of compost before making our paths by simply stepping them down and covering them with a thin layer of woodchips. We added some seaweed dust […]

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Open Food Network Ireland

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Hi Everybody, We wanted to let you know about this wonderful new website called Open Food Network. There is a map view that helps you find small and local producers near you. It’s a platform helping to bring producers and consumers together to create a more sustainable and higher quality food supply. We’ve been part […]

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Mullein Seeds – Great & Olympic

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Great Mullein is not only nice to look at, it is versatile! Also known as cowboys toilet paper because it’s leaves are super soft due to thousands of hairs covering them to stop it from drying out. We like planting Mullein in borders around production garden beds to protect our crops by attracting beneficial insects. […]

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Potted Plants Sale

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–IMPORTANT NOTICE – PLEASE READ– All plants are perennial and come in 2 liter pots. Pictures of plants below. Our flat-rate postage of €5.90 applies and please note we only post plants to Ireland. We also post to northern Ireland at an additional cost of €8. Please add this below. Please note that we do […]

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Plant Nursery in Late Summer

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Here’s a quick video of our plant nursery at the beginning of August. We grow plants both from seeds and from cuttings. Thankfully we didn’t get around to starting a full batch of plants from seed in mid summer. They most certainly would’ve burned up during the heat wave in June reaching temperatures of up […]