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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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Rockbarton Garden Centre Courtyard
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Lynda Sheehan

Pick up Christmas Cheer & Stocking Fillers at Boutique Christmas Market in an Historic Setting

Pick up Christmas Cheer & Stocking Fillers at Boutique Christmas Market in an Historic Setting  Rockbarton Garden Centre, Bruff, Limerick 9.30am – 3.30pm Sunday 6 December Set in a beautiful historic 18th Century courtyard at Holycross, Bruff, Co. Limerick, the Rockbarton Garden Centre’s boutique Christmas Market is set to ignite a wonderful Christmas atmosphere while

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Skimmia Rubella
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Lynda Sheehan

Planting for colour in the Garden in November

Planting for Colour in the Garden in November Hellebores, also known as the Christmas Rose, has a beautiful flower that appears from November and lasts right through to Spring.  However, the range of flowering plants at this time year is limited.  Therefore, it is a good idea consider evergreen shrubs with light coloured foliage to

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