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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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Lynda Sheehan

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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Lynda Sheehan

Composting made Easy!

Composting made easy! Whatever your view of the “Green Agenda”, this week aspirational ideologies ran up against hard realities with the announcement that Bord na Mona has decided to stop harvesting peat from its bogs.  This decision may have very serious implications for the Horticulture Industry, who has for decades, relied on a steady supply

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Hellebores in Flower Rockbarton GC
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Lynda Sheehan

January Journey

January Journey As I’m writing this I’m just back from my 5k walk, I’ve been inspired by Lough Gur’s fundraiser to walk 5k a day for the month of January.  Thankfully the weather while cold has been dry each time that I’ve ventured outside it has remained dry.  I’ve met a few neighbours on the

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