Eugene Higgins Blog

The “Go Green” Lawn

By eileen@futuramedia.ie | June 19, 2023

When accessing your lawn you should look at it, as not just as a blank green carpet, but a myriad of thousands of separate plants making up your grass lawn. Nowadays it’s important to know that a good organic lawn i.e. Not Raised on Chemical Based Fertilisers can feed birds and insects and if you want […]

Its important to keep the bees happy

By eileen@futuramedia.ie | July 5, 2021

McKee Barracks Dublin in February. Its Essential for Bees to get Pollen early in the Year..  So… We planted Winter Flowering Heathers as part of a “Nature Freindly Aspect”…of the planting project  It is Amazing How Many Bees are out on  Sunny Winter Day… Proves how important this kind of planting is.

Welcome to Part 2, of plants that bring much needed colour to the Winter Garden.

By eileen@futuramedia.ie | January 22, 2021

Flowering, at the time of the year the garden, most needs colour. The plants I recommend in this series are based on my experience of working as Landscaper in Dublin. Yellow flowers are most welcome for their high impact in the Winter Months, as its one of the strongest colours in the colour spectrum, and […]

Now can be the Winter…. of Garden Colour

By eileen@futuramedia.ie | January 19, 2021

Over the next 6 weeks or so, as we work our way, through the “Dark Months” of this Winter I intend to a series on Instagram of “Winter Flowering Plants” while working in my day job as a Landscape Designer working in Dublin. There are far more plants willing to flower off season, than one […]

Blog……Now can be the Winter…. of Garden Colour

By eileen@futuramedia.ie | December 21, 2020

Over the next 6 weeks or so, as we work our way, through the “Dark Months” of this Winter I intend to a series on Instagram of “Winter Flowering Plants” while working in my day job as a Landscape Designer working in Dublin. There are far more plants willing to flower off season, than one […]

Winter Gardens

By eileen@futuramedia.ie | November 19, 2019

A famous Gardner was once asked what is favourite time of the year was , his reply was “Now”….and the funny thing about “Now” is no matter how cold it is…the garden is always in need of things to be done. For example many plants will be dormant in the Winter, meaning it is an […]

Autumn Gardening

By eileen@futuramedia.ie | October 25, 2019

As Autumn arrives there is a perception among many gardeners that the flowering Season is over. But there are many garden plants just getting into flower, more than one might imagine Flowers that peak in late-summer Autumn are pretty wide-ranging and Blue, is a colour that comes to the fore in Autumn, it is a strong colour […]

There Is Only One H in Humus

By eileen@futuramedia.ie | October 3, 2019

I’m not one for throwing around to many around to many Off putting Horticultural phrases, especially when im out working, as a Landscaper. However one word I do like to use a lot is Humus. As far as I am concerned, the more Humus, the better. I can’t get enough of it. So first off […]

Autumn Gardening

By eileen@futuramedia.ie | September 26, 2019

As Autumn arrives there is a perception among many gardeners that the flowering Season is over. But there are many garden plants just getting into flower, more than one might imagine Flowers that peak in late-summer Autumn are pretty wide-ranging and Blue, is a colour that comes to the fore in Autumn, it is a strong colour […]

Get your Garden ready for next year – Now!

By eileen@futuramedia.ie | September 23, 2019

Spring is generally thought of as the best time of the year to undertake major garden projects, but actually Autumn is the best time by far , to start a new garden project. Its actually my favourite time of the year to sort gardens out.  The reason being is the soil is now as its warmest […]

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