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Kitchen Garden Series Part 1 and Wonderful Witch Hazel: Gardening with Gerry
Gerry Daly
This week, Gerry Daly begins a new kitchen garden series beginning with getting the foundations correct: soil and shelter.
25 January 2023 Gardening
Gardening with Gerry: choosing vegetables to grow and pruning fruit trees
Knowing which vegetables are related is important when planning your vegetable garden this year writes Gerry Daly
18 January 2023 Gardening
Understanding mosses & lichens, sprouting seed potatoes and jobs for the week.
This week, Gerry Daly discusses mosses and why they are in abundance at this time of year, time to begin sprouting early seed potatoes and jobs for the week.
Mary Keenan’s Garden: it’s almost snowdrop season
With a new year to look forward to in the garden, Mary Keenan is putting her Christmas present to good use.
11 January 2023 Gardening
Natural and enforced dominance: how garden trends have evolved over the years
In recent years, there has been a huge surge of interest in gardening for wildlife writes Gerry Daly.
4 January 2023 Gardening
Winter Garden: colour, structure, texture and pattern
Many people completely abandon the garden in winter and never look at it again until spring re-awakens their interest, writes Gerry Daly.
28 December 2022 Gardening
Traditional Christmas decorating with holly, ivy and mistletoe
Gerry Daly takes us on a journey through the historical significance of the plants traditionally associated with this festive time of year.
21 December 2022 Gardening
Winter Iris and Colourful Chrysanthemum
Winter iris and chrysanthemum can bring some seasonal joy to your garden.
14 December 2022 Gardening
Putting her heart and soul in the soil
From surviving sepsis to heart-breaking loss, Julie-Anne Kelly’s journey has been full of twists and turns. But she has found healing and hope through harnessing her creativity.
7 December 2022 Features
Gardening: festive foliage, foraging and bird-watching
From making a “birdscaping” plan to foraging for a festive wreath, there's lots happening in the garden in December, writes Mary Keenan.
7 December 2022 Gardening
Margaret Leahy: as good for the head as it is for the backside
Gardening is as much about personal growth and positive mental health as it is about vegetables, writes Margaret Leahy.
7 December 2022 Blog
Gardening with Gerry Daly: Brooding autumn hues
Hydrangea are a long-flowering plant that offer rich, complementary autumn colour, writes Gerry Daly.
23 November 2022 Gardening