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Seed Saving How and Why?

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Seed saving has always been a tradition carrying forward heritage varieties of vegetables and preserving them for generations since the early beginnings of humanity. When you save seed in your own garden year after year your plants will become more resilient and adapt to your local climatic conditions. The surplus saves you money and enables […]

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Seed and Plant Swap Event Spring 2022

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We are going to have a Seed & Plant Swap Event on Sunday the 10th of April here in the midlands of Ireland. Please watch the video below for more details and share this page with your gardening groups and friends. Thanks! More details below. Details: What? – Gardens for Life Seed & Plant Swap […]

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Goldfinch in the garden – Video

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Last July we spotted a Goldfinch in our garden eating thistle seeds. He will probably still be spreading them though as a lot of seeds are designed to be passed through a birds digestive system. This dissolves the outer layer of the seed, thus activating the core and growing a new plant. A type of […]