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Controlling moss growth on your lawn with Peter Dowdall

Irish garden expert, Peter Dowdall, talks about treating that stubborn moss that grows through your lawn. Peter's top lawn fertiliser pick for moss control... The GreenForce Lawn Gold range is a three step approach to the perfect lawn. Apply it on your lawn at spring, at summer and at autumn/winter. The range is environmentally sound which is what...

How to Achieve & Maintain a Great Looking Lawn

In most gardens, the lawn brings all the features together. No matter how large or small it may be, a great-looking lawn is the unifier of your garden’s overall appearance. We’ve put together a few simple steps that you can follow to help you achieve that desirable lush-green lawn, and also to ensure its maintain...

How to Grow Beautiful Roses and Your April Checklist

Roses have been loved and praised for thousands of years. They are steeped in history and ooze personality.  Wild roses bring back childhood memories and are bold, running through hedgerows at will and growing in the most obscure of places. Modern roses are relatively new to the gardening world. They are the most popular types planted...

Create a Secret Room in Your Garden – March Gardening Checklist

We have all heard of March winds and April showers - well I don’t know about you but I’ve heard and felt enough winds over the past few months to do me a lifetime so the prospect of March winds have no appeal for me. Roll on good sunny days! Some time ago I mentioned...

Planning a Garden for Kids

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I believe that gardening should be fun for both young and old, though as with many other things in life we are inclined to make gardening appear complicated. We often dwell on the negative rather than focus on the positive. When it comes to gardening I think that we would be better off viewing...

Your October Gardening Checklist with Anne McKeon

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Buy flower bulbs as early in the season as possible, as it is then that the best quality is available. Bulbs that remain in shops unsold for a while tend to get handled frequently by undecided customers and by young little hands. Reject bulbs of poor quality, as these tend to produce poor quality...

Your September Gardening Checklist with Anne McKeon

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There is absolutely no reason why your autumn/winter garden should not look as good, if not better, than your summer display. It’s all in the planning. By autumn and early winter your beds and borders can look worn out and generally past their sell-by date, particularly if you opted to plant annual bedding plant and...

How to Plan a New Garden Project

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I am quite sure that many of you have never gardened before and are coping at present with a new house, new garden project. Frightening I know, but never fear - Anne is here! Seriously though, remember that gardening should be a hobby not a chore! On the other hand, many of you are...

10 Ideas to Revitalise Your Patio

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If you’re looking for patio ideas, you’ve come to the right place!  Patio areas can often be neglected as we focus on nurturing our flower beds and lawns but we want to change that! Normally paved in concrete or similar slabs, the patio garden can sadly be viewed as a wasted space instead of the...

Your July Gardening Checklist with Anne McKeon

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The colour blue is in my opinion, a very classy colour adding a sharpness to any garden setting. It conjures up images on the one hand of Mediterranean holidays, azure skies and seas while on the other hand reflects the ‘moody blues’. It is in effect a very versatile colour. Mix with it minor...
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