Green Fingers: Help yourself by helping your soil

Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre THE importance of soil cannot be overstated, as the vast majority of land based living plants and animals, including humans, depend on having adequate soil. This is something that we...

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Green Fingers: The mind is churning away

Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre MOST people agree that we do not mind too much when it is cold and dry but we are not happy with wet or windy conditions. We tend to stay...

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Green Fingers: Wrapping up at year end

  Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre THE undercurrent of the virus is still with us...

Tuesday, 22/12/20 - 11:22am Read More

Green Fingers: Quiet reflections in a still garden

  Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre IT is great that gardening quietens down during the...

Monday, 21/12/20 - 10:42pm Read More

Green Fingers: Finding space for Christmas

Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre THE juggernaut that drives the commercial Christmas has squashed for...

Tuesday, 08/12/20 - 4:49pm Read More

Green Fingers: Seasonal interest for the home and garden

  Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   I KNOW there are early birds out there...

Wednesday, 02/12/20 - 4:44am Read More

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