GREEN FINGERS: Dreaming of a white Christmas

  Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   EVERYTHING stops dead when we have heavy wind and rain, and most people would agree that we are happy enough when it is dry and cold, maybe even...

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GREEN FINGERS: Hedging your bets on boundaries

  Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   IT sometimes comes as a surprise to many newcomers to gardening that the main planting season starts again in September and continues until next summer. In fact, the...

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GREEN FINGERS: Fruiting plants will add to your garden enjoyment

  Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   EATING a fruit from a home grown plant...

Friday, 18/10/19 - 6:03pm Read More

GREEN FINGERS: Enjoy gardening without being a gardener

  Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   AS anyone who is involved in outdoor activities...

Friday, 11/10/19 - 4:56pm Read More

GREEN FINGERS: A small effort will produce colour in winter

Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   PLANTING colourful flowering displays for the summer months is...

Friday, 04/10/19 - 5:21pm Read More

GREEN FINGERS: Spring flowering bulbs give months of colour

  Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   LIFE is full of choices, changes, challenges, concessions,...

Friday, 27/09/19 - 5:39pm Read More

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