GREEN FINGERS: Supporting plants and other topical interests  

  Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   IN our small part of Ireland we are experiencing the sort of summer that we long hoped for, with a high proportion of dry and balmy weather and...

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GREEN FINGERS: Wildlife gardening is easy

  Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   THERE is wildlife in one form or other all around us and that even includes a car park at one level with its limited amount, up to say...

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Green Fingers: The black and white in gardening

IT’S said that “a week is a long time in politics” and the same might apply to gardening at this...

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Green Fingers: Summertime and the livin’ is easy

  Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   SOME of the lyrics in Ella Fitzgerald’s song...

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GREEN FINGERS: Ants in your plants

  Melanie Dool’s gardening column in association with Orchardstown Garden Centre   THERE is a good reason why the Mediterranean...

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Green Fingers: Peace in turbulent times

IT does look like any holidays will be spent in Ireland this year and, of course that’s great when the...

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