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Dahlia Delight

February 1st 2021. Generally regarded as the first day of spring here in Ireland, the 1st of February is the feast of Saint Brigid. I’m

Gardening Week
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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
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Six-on-Saturday – Once More Into The Potting Shed

The propagator is set at 18°C and an old horse numna helps keep things warm. Also of importance in the process is the Brother labelling machine and Milbona Greek style yoghurt containers. Creamy natural low-fat.

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January Inspiration – Artificial Heat

Tuesday, 5th January 2021. I’m continuing today with more of #myjanuaryinspiration, as I get the seed-buster ready for blast off. I’ve nicknamed it Paddy’s Proppy.

Seeds Overflowing

It’s a lovely spring day here in Abbeyside and temperatures are up a bit from last week. The glasshouse is filling up steadily. That’s nine

Four Day Week

There are only four days this week. You may be shocked to read that in plain text. I have decided, to realign my blog with

Ready Steady Grow

15th February 2017. The last time I turned on the old propagator was way back in nineteen ninety something. Donald J Trump, now the Oval

Growing From Seed

Throwback to 2005.  I loved the therapy of growing from seed very early in the year using the propagators. Plans afoot for next spring.