GREEN FINGERS: Getting ready for the winter

Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre WE cannot look into a crystal ball or any other old tradition if we wish to know what the future brings, and so maybe with ‘Old Moore’s Almanac’ as a...

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GREEN FINGERS: Gardening blues not a common theme

Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   WE all like warm, sunny and bright conditions and with it comes that feel good factor. Now that we are in September and gradually heading into winter, we have...

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GREEN FINGERS: Having designs on your garden

Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre BEING outside and close to nature brings a multitude of...

Sunday, 08/09/19 - 10:00am Read More

GREEN FINGERS: Late flowering shrubs extend the season

Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre FOR most of us in Ireland, the spring, summer and...

Friday, 30/08/19 - 7:00am Read More

GREEN FINGERS: Bask and chill in your garden oasis

Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre FOR the next four weeks at least, the garden usually...

Thursday, 22/08/19 - 7:20am Read More

GREEN FINGERS: Our love of blueberries

Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   THE blueberry is a relatively recent addition to the...

Friday, 16/08/19 - 7:50am Read More

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