Benefits of a garden

Materials and Fuel

Firewood, Handcrafting and natural building materials

Food and Medicine

Fresh seasonal vegetables, fruits and herbs are flavoursome and healthy

Well being

Exercise, balance and relaxation.

What’s New

Pumpkins – Just on time for Halloween!

Plenty of pumpkins or winter squash in 2017 with literally zero hours of maintenance and...

A great year for apples!

We got several boxes of apples from our kind neighbors whom we will happily return...

Old Apple Tree Discovered

In the spring time and the early summer we had been looking at this tree...

Bee Friendly Plants

We have put together a collection of bee friendly plants for your garden, these include:...

The old Allotment 2010

We have come a long way since these pictures were taken in 2010. It was...

Swarms of Starlings Video

This short video compilation of swarms of thousands of Starlings was made a few years...

Seed Saving – Peas

Seed saving in your garden is a great way to extend one growing season into...

The proof is in the raspberry!

The proof is in the raspberry! Since it’s the time of year to harvest autumn...

Shops closed? Just pick up a few bits in your garden!

Just a thought with the hurricane here in Ireland this weekend. Growing your own vegetables...