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A Death In The Family

With heavy heart, I write of a death in the family. Fifty-eight small seedlings froze to death in the glasshouse last night. When I heard

Six on Saturday – The Snip

It has been a wonderful week for gardening. Warm and dry. Ideal weather for a t-shirt, be it red or otherwise.

Wordless Wednesday

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September 2016

Wednesday, 2nd September 2020. Four years ago today, I was a bit obsessed with taking cuttings. It didn’t just develop overnight. Here’s the proof. I

Acers in Autumn

1st September 2020. It’s overcast here in Dungarvan and there has been light overnight mist. Seems like a good time to continue with a few

Six on Saturday – Cut and Change

I’m going to cut to the chase, without further ado. Pronto, as it were. There will be no dilly-dallying or beating about the bush. I

Hebe ‘Rhubarb AND Custard’

Tuesday, 25th August 2020 I bought three Hebe Rhubarb & Custard plants back in April 2020, and planted them near the roses. They have settled

Then There Were Twelve

Ivy propagation, round 2. Years ago I gave up on planting ivy on our garden boundary walls because it became unmanageable. But a few ivy

Alyssum: Easy Seed Saving

I love growing from seed. So do many people. Browsing the garden centre, supermarket or catalogues for brightly-coloured seed packets is good fun, and even

‘Tis the Season for Cuttings

I started cuttings of pelargonium, fuchsia and wallflower. Dead or alive? Update coming in a few weeks. Fuchsias prefer Glenisk organic container. Pádraig.