Despite this wide range, however, in most people's garden they only have the one variety; English lavender (lavandula angustifolia). There are plenty of varieties that will do much better in an Irish garden than the standard lavender. Historically, lavender has been very highly prized. It's reckoned that the plant was first brought to the UK…Read more
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It's Garden Bloggers Bloom Day once again, and I'm celebrating along with many other bloggers whose posts you can find over at May Dreams Gardens. I've been away nearly all summer, but occasional visits home, some oversight from my wife, and fair weather have combined to keep my garden healthy. I've already harvested plenty of…Read more
One of the tasks a gardener must do yearly, or more often, is clean up the garden. In the ornamental garden you'll have old dead perennials that must be cut down and dealt with to make room for the new season's growth. In the past I've used a lawnmower for this, it can be hard…Read more
Are you heading away on holidays and you have no one to look after your lawn and garden. A well kept lawn and tidy garden also keeps the prowlers away and you can rest assured to have another set of eyes looking after your property while your away and will call you if anything is…Read more
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