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Lynda Sheehan

Top 8 Autumn Flowering Perennials

Top 8 Autumn Flowering Perennials It’s funny, the kids are in school in my house until June, but come August, after just a month off, it feels like it’s already time to get ready to go back… and while I love the routine of school, I really enjoy our lazy start to the mornings and

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Lynda Sheehan

Pesky Pests on my Lupins

Pesky Pests Pesky Pests are eating my flowers. What is eating my Lupins?? And is there something attacking my Roses as well… nooo… This year, more than any other year, the aphids are on the attack. The current weather is perfect for them, they love the warmth and dry conditions that we are experiencing at

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Wildflower Meadow
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Lynda Sheehan

Wildflower Meadow

Wildflower Meadow – to Sow or not to Sow, that is the question! These days it seems that every gardening guru and Green Party activist is recommending the rewilding of the countryside with Wildflower Meadows!! In recent months, countless people have called into the garden centre requesting wildflower seed. What is a Wildflower Meadow? The

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Rockbarton Farmers Market
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Lynda Sheehan

Farmers Market at Rockbarton

Farmers Market at Rockbarton A diverse range of local produce, homemade bakes and artisan gifts will be available at a special Farmers Market taking place on the second Sunday of each month at Rockbarton Garden Centre, Bruff, Co Limerick.  Set in a beautiful historic 18th Century courtyard, the Farmer’s Market will provide a great outdoor

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Gertrude Jekyll in Flower - Rockbarton
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Lynda Sheehan

Taking Care of your Roses

There do be a grand stretch in them evenings, so they do. Have you noticed the stretch in the evenings and the brighter mornings? I am now managing to get out around 7.30am to stretch my legs before the madness of home schooling starts.  I’ve noticed Daffodils and Snowdrops starting to burst along the roadsides,

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How do I plant Seed Potatoes?

How do I plant Seed Potatoes? This is a question I’m frequently asked, How do I plant Seed Potatoes? Last year was the first year we planted seed potatoes in a good few years.  I had forgotten how good our own potatoes tasted.  I don’t use any chemicals in growing our own potatoes, just the

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