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Helping earthworms

The Wildlife Trusts want your help in a survey to find out how gardeners are helping earthworms – and there’s a beehive compost bin up for grabs if you take part!

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Plant of the Week: Leucothoe

This lovely but little-known autumn foliage plant deserves a place in every garden for its sheer brilliance of colour through the coldest months of the year.

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Coming up: Potato Festival!

Among the biggest of Ireland’s events to be dedicated to the humble spud, the Potato Festival marks the legacy of local man John Clarke OBE who was a pioneer in potato breeding, producing outstanding potato varieties like Ulster Prince and Maris Piper, still widely grown today.

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What to do in the garden in October?

It’s one of the busiest times of the gardening year, so here’s a list of the jobs you can be getting on with! 

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Plant of the Week: Begonia

Described as the hottest houseplant of 2018, it’s no wonder begonias are having a bit of a moment.

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Bulb Event

Do come along to our next FREE customer event. It's all about Spring bulbs. We're talking crocuses, daffodils, tulips, alliums. How to make the most of them in your garden!

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Plant of the Week: Pennisetum

When you’re putting together a garden, all five senses count. Sight, scent and taste are provided easily with a few pretty, perfumed roses and a vegetable patch: but the senses of touch and sound are often forgotten.

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Tree Event

20% off trees until the 30th of September. Come along to our Free Tree event and discover how to choose the best trees for your garden and how to plant and stage to ensure success.

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Store winter squash

Harvest winter squash to store for winter, filling your shelves with rich, flavour-packed fruits to turn into hearty casseroles, soups, roasts and bakes right through the coldest months of the year.

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