The Garden Colour-Scene

July 25, 2018

The Garden Colour-Scene As a young lad working in my parents Garden Centre, I had many an enquiry that perhaps, I was not sufficiently qualified to entertain. One specific one, stuck in my mind for many years, it concerned an elderly lady, who wanted to create a ..White Flowering…only planting scheme for her whole garden. …

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Lawns, Lawns, Lawns…

July 13, 2018

Will all this Talk about Lawns…. being stressed by The Lack Of Rain… I Thought I would reflect on How Great a Grass Lawn actually is….and how it contributes to the garden….but first it’s worth pointing out that Grass Lawns have a great ability to survive drought and will survive the Summer of 2018 in …

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Gardens gone mad

June 22, 2016

The “Grass Lawn” a versatile essential part of modern living especially in Suburban Life. Taken for granted far to easily, working away 24 hours a day , requiring little or no thanks but always receptive to a bit of love . It brings life to what otherwise would be a sterile place being a home …

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Gardens gone mad

April 22, 2016

With the recent rise in the Housing Property Market it seems like an ideal time to look at other aspects of a house purchase, that await one when the deed is finally completed, namely the garden. I have found through bitter experience that rarely if ever, a practical budget is ever discussed during the purchase, …

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Heading Indoors ….House Plants with Garden Landscaper in Dublin Eugene Higgins

February 27, 2016

As the dark days are still with us… it is an ideal time to take look at the house plants. In my case when I finally get around to them I arm myself with a small sprayer to mist the house plants, this creates a humid atmosphere , that most of them yearn for, and …

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Evergreen Trees – The Truth

February 22, 2016

With the descent Weather holding up one tends to forget that it November is upon us but leaves are falling en mass . One of the reasons Trees loose there leaves in this part of the World is to allow much needed light into our lives , to maximise light ,when the sun up hours …

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The Energy Garden

January 30, 2016

One of Mother Earths many gifts to us is the garden it bring us so many pleasures and with a little extra effort it can produce fruits, vegetables, wine, cordials and even has the ingredients for home made plant based Shampoos, Soaps, Herbal remedies, home made pest control and compost and with the right planning …

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More Than Just A Berry – with Garden Landscaper in Dublin Eugene Higgins

January 30, 2016

January in the garden is, as a general rule a fairly dull month, if I did not know any better I would consider hanging decorations outside to brighten things up. Thankfully this drastic meausure is not required as Mother Nature had pondered on this, and produced a far more resourceful option Berries .There are considerable …

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The Merchants of Seed

January 22, 2016

With a lot of down time in the garden recently, the song lyrics” November November its preparation its creation” came to mind while I put my “Must Get Garden List” together. Alliums bulbs for a bed that needs to be refreshed with there magnificent purple Mop Head flowers in May, a good spread of Native …

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