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Lynda Sheehan

January Snowdrops

January Snowdrops I hope everyone had a lovely Christmas and Happy New Year to all.  At this time of year we close the garden centre on Christmas Eve for a couple of weeks to rest recuperate and spend some time with the kids and it’s been great, lots of movies, chocolates, wine, card games and

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Purple Delphinium flowers in the summertime.
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Lynda Sheehan

Confessions of an delinquent gardener

Confessions of an delinquent gardener I have been trying not to look at it every time I drive past.  I just look the other way, pretending that all is right with the world, but yesterday I took the walk of shame through what was once a beautiful horticultural carnival of colours and textures only to

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Lynda Sheehan

6 Evergreen Plants that Rabbits won’t eat!

Infested with Rabbits! Firstly, I want to give a word of thanks to Kate Harold and everyone on the Lough Gur Committee for putting my name forward for inclusion in the Lough Gur Nationwide special that aired on RTE on Monday 30st August.  It was an amazing opportunity for me personally and it was fantastic

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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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