Paraic’s Tips For Your Garden In August

August brings us the last month of summer, but it’s not the last month for colour. This month is an ideal time to plant for late summer and autumn colour in your garden. It’s also an ideal time to sow many plants including vegetables, salads and herbs for winter use. …

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Paraic’s Tips For July in the Garden

What can we do to keep our gardens looking their best in July? Paraic, our garden expert, is sharing his tips for caring for your garden in July. Although we have passed the longest day and the nights will start to draw in – fear not.  There are still plenty …

Paraic’s Tips For Your Garden In June

“Hello, June. It’s been a while since I seen you last.” June embraces the start of the summer colour, including popular cottage garden plants like scented lavenders, colourful lupins, exotic lilies and dozens of perennial flowering plants. Many of the perennial plants flower from now until early autumn and come …

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Zero 2 Step Lawn Care Solution

Step 1: Tackle the moss. Apply a dressing of Zero Lawn Moss. This will start to remove moss down to the roots overnight. Step 2: 24 hours after applying Zero Lawn Moss, apply Zero Lawn Feed to green your lawn for up to 3 months and further suppress moss. Shop Lawn …

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Horkans: How to Shop with us.

Important Update 4th January 2022 We very much appreciate you making Horkans your choice for your gardening needs and also supporting a local 100% Irish-owned family run business. Covid has put huge pressures both professionally and personally on every citizen in the country over the past two years and now …

Potato Blight. Take Action NOW.

29th July 2022  Met eireann warning. There is a potato blight warning in place – take action now.  Weather conditions over the next fews days will favour the spread of potato and tomato blight – you should take action now to prevent damage to your crop.  So, how do we …

Paraic’s Tips For Your Garden In May

“March winds and April showers bring forth May flowers”Old English Proverb Welcome May! The month of May was named after Maia, the Greek goddess of spring. During May we expect to see many plants blossoming and warmer soil temperatures. Thankfully, this means we are being blessed with gardening weather. There …