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Mint – The King of Tea? 11 varieties

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Is mint underrated for it’s use in making tea (infusion)? Besides it’s many shapes and colours, there is a multitude of flavours waiting to be explored. The leaves can be quite ornamental and the flowers attract beneficial insects including a variety of pollinators. Once you plant mint in a corner of your garden you will […]

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Rhubarb – Vegetable for Dessert?

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Rhubarb is a vigorous vegetable native to central Asia and it thrives here in our climate in Ireland. It literally requires no maintenance. We like to plant it as a ground cover especially along borders and under fruit trees as does well in semi shade and suppresses weeds. Some years it sends up a flower […]

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Farm & Market Garden Tour Year 2 – The Bullaun Ark

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In this Farm & Market Garden Tour we are revisiting the Bullaun Ark in Loughrea Co. Galway (Ireland). Charles and Shannon have made amazing progress in establishing a sustainable food production system with many rare exotic vegetables, herbs and fruits. The No Dig method is really helping to develop a soil structure promoting healthy soil […]

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3rd Drought this Summer and our No Dig Garden is doing Great

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In our maritime climate here in Ireland we welcome the occasional drought and in recent years we’ve been looking forward to a break after a relentlessly wet Winter. This year we had a second drought combined with a heat wave followed by.. you’ve guess it – a third drought lasting another 2 weeks. Our gardens […]

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Elephant Garlic Harvesting and Planting

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Elephant Garlic tastes just like regular garlic although milder and it looks like garlic, but it’s actually in the leek family. Very easy vegetable to grow and harvest. Once cured and dried it can be stored for up to 1 year. Autumn planting is essential for the frost to split the bulb into individual cloves. […]

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Is Kale Better than Cabbage? Here’s Our Top 3 Varieties

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Is Kale Better than Cabbage? Let us know what you think in the comments on youtube. In this video we’re showing you our top 3 favorite varieties of kale. These are very easy to grow and have an exceptionally long harvest window through the Winter into the following Spring, some of which are even perennial.

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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 […]