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Seasonal Articles

The Vegetable Garden in Mid May

What can I sow or plant in my garden now? Everything! Well, pretty much everything. You will be too late to sow most warm climate crops which need a long growing season like tomatoes, peppers and aubergines but nearly all … Continue reading

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Rathdooney Vegetable Garden Blog – Jan 10th

I am sure you are sick of seeing pictures of my potatoes by now but I ended up digging out another barrow full of them on Sunday while I prepared a bed for Summer cabbage. According to the weather forecast … Continue reading

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Rathdooney Vegetable Garden Blog – November 28th

You may remember some of the vibrant looking photos from my vegetable garden in the Summer with its neat (ish) rows of healthy crops and tidy weeded paths? Well, it looks nothing like that now. I am afraid the garden … Continue reading

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Frost Protection in the Garden

As Winter approaches it is important to consider safeguarding your plants from cold weather and the damage that can be caused by inadequate frost protection. All weather conditions play a part in maintaining the health of a plant, regulating water … Continue reading

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The Quickcrop Vegetable Garden in August 2016

Well, it’s August again in the Quickcrop garden (and elsewhere I suspect) so I thought we’d take our customary stroll around to see what’s growing and hopefully offer some advice on some of my fruit and vegetable crops. It is … Continue reading

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The Quickcrop Vegetable Garden in July

I spent a good bit of time in the vegetable garden this weekend as the skies were blue for a change which made working outdoors a pleasure. I was also able to have a good snoop about without getting drenched … Continue reading

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The Vegetable Garden In March

This March I am starting a new monthly update project which is centered more around what I’m doing in my garden. This is because it’s easier for me to write but also I hope you find it more engaging to … Continue reading

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Tips for the Vegetable Garden in February

I quite like February, it’s a bit of a renegade. Not only does it have a different number of days than any other month but it also reserves the right to change that date on a leap year. It is … Continue reading

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The Vegetable Garden in January

Sowing and planting too early in the year We can all get a little over excited when the new year comes around especially if, like now, we’ve had relatively warm Winter so far. We can all be guilty of a … Continue reading

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How to Grow Gooseberries

‘How to grow gooseberries’ is intended as a solid introduction to growing this relatively easy to grow fruit bush. For more detailed information on gooseberries please feel free to contact us, we are always delighted to help. Gooseberries can be … Continue reading

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