Gardening Advice & Tips for Irish Gardeners

Even with all the sunshine, the only thing I didn’t have to do this weekend was water my plants. That job is now done at the flick of a switch – or more accurately – a turn of the tap. This leaves me with time to get on with more pressing matters in the garden. With my irrigation system giving...

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A topic that gardeners often wonder about is whether or not you can transplant carrots. Usually once carrots begin to grow, depending on if you were a bit heavy handed in sowing the carrot seed, you will probably have to thin the carrot seedings out. This makes room for the adjacent carrots to...

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