The Pizza Garden is now 1 year old and it’s producing a literal ton of veg in it’s second growing season. If you haven’t seen the making videos check out the short compilation video of the 3 part series and the playlist on our youtube channel.
On the weekend we were helping to create a No Dig Food Forest at a workshop hosted by Rowan Wellness & Gardens in county Cavan, Ireland. We used the lasagne gardening method covering the grass with cardboard. Then adding a generous layer of compost and finally topping it off with a layer of woodchips.
Here’s a quick tour of one of our new gardens only established at the end of March this year, the Sun Garden. It is home to mostly pumpkins and tuberous vegetables as it is located on the west side of our polytunnel, the warmest spot in the garden. Half of the rain falling on the […]
The Woodchip Island is by far our most productive and closest to zero maintenance garden. We’ve been planting more and more perennials filling all those gaps where annual vegetables used to roam last year. Around 100 varieties of fruits, berries, flowering insecteries and tuberous vegetables all in a fairly compact space. We only spend 5 […]
You can grow your own plants for free with this simple technique. It only takes about 6 weeks to root a cutting which can then planted out or potted to become a full size plant in only a matter of a couple of months. Mid summer is the ideal time to use new growth, also […]
In this video we’re showing you how we plant our tiger nuts, also known as Chufa. Even though it’s a little late in the growing season to plant them out they should still multiply nicely by the end of November when the first hard frost knocks them back. The best time to plant them is […]
In this short video we are showing you how to get started with your own No Dig Lasagne Garden. This type of garden is extremely low maintenance yet highly productive. We planted hundreds of herbaceous perennials, berry bushes, rhubarb, herbs and even some heartnut and walnut trees. It’s important to smother the existing vegetation before […]
Last night we moved our chickens along with their coops and the electric fence. This time the chicken tractor has reached it’s final destination and we will be mulching the pen with 30cm of woodchips once they have cleared the grass. This system will produce compost and provide clean bedding for the chickens. In this […]
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.
–IMPORTANT NOTICE – PLEASE READ– All plants are perennial and come in 2 liter pots. Pictures of plants and video 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 […]