News - Page 2

How to maintain your vegetable garden?

Keeping a vegetable garden in order can be a lot of work but with a few simple steps things can be kept growing along

Read more...
Top 8 plants for small indoor and outdoor spaces

Sometimes we can be short on space both inside the home and outside in the garden, so these top picks will help you make the most of the space you do have.

Read more...
How to encourage newts into your garden?

There’s something especially thrilling about finding newts in the garden. These lizard-like amphibians eat bugs and slugs that would damage precious plants, and finding them in your garden is a sign of a healthy eco-system.

Read more...
Grow  your Own Event

Join us Saturday 20th July in both our Boyle and Roscommon town branches from 11am to noon.

Discover what to do now in your edible garden and polutunnel. Learn about crop succession to make the most of your space and

how to harvest and store crops.

Read more...
Summer Pottery Camp

POTTERY CAMP with Hullabaloo:

...Read more...
5 x using repurposed furniture as plant stands and support

It’s not only trendy but extremely thrifty to repurpose furniture but have you ever thought about using your old furniture as plant stands? So not only will you not have to take a trip to the tip or break up your beloved furniture but you can give it a whole new lease of life by using it for plants. Here are some great ideas to rehome your plants.

Read more...
4 x DIY Outdoor lighting ideas for your home and garden

Outdoor lighting for your home and garden can create a completely different look and even gives added security along with being able to enjoy the darker evenings in the garden as well. From sensor lighting to fairy lights, pathway lighting to border lights - even lights on fountains - there is so much that can be done for garden ambiance. Here we have a few ideas for you, but the options really are endless!

Read more...
Guide to gardening for the wellbeing

Gardening for wellbeing has become recognised more in recent years and there’s a reason why it’s so important for us all to appreciate. Gardening and working with plants has been used to help both physical and mental health illness since ancient times. We’ve listed some reasons why gardening is so good for you below, along with some things you can do in the garden for your own wellbeing.

Read more...
Outdoor Style: Contemporary gardens

Everyone has their own garden style from cottage gardens with lots of planting to formal spaces with perfect lawns, gardens are a great way to express yourself. If you are looking for something contemporary in your garden, we have some great tips for your outdoor space. Why not make it an extension of your home, the perfect place for relaxing and family BBQ’s.

Read more...
Garden plant of the moment: Honeysuckle

With its gorgeous tangles of stems and fragrant flowers tumbling over sunny walls in summer, honeysuckle is the classic cottage garden plant. But there’s more to honeysuckle than you might imagine. There are scented and unscented honeysuckles, shrubby honeysuckles and even honeysuckles that flower in the depths of winter. One thing’s for certain, there’s honeysuckle for every garden.

Read more...