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Mother’s Day Plant: #ParaicsChoice

This Mother’s Day, the perfect gift for your mother is the beautiful Camellia Japonica. It is often called the Rose of Winter due to its gorgeous rose-like blooms. What is amazing about this plant is that it grows from a beautiful evergreen shrub which later evolves into a small tree. …

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Steps to Sowing Seeds Successfully

The Irish weather can keep us all cooped up inside the house when we don’t want to be. We are taken away from the outdoor activities we really enjoy, from gardening to exercising. Don’t let the awful weather we’ve had recently put you off – bring your gardening skills indoors! …

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What is ‘Chitting’ a Potato?

You may or may not have heard of the term ‘Chitting’ before. This is a gardening term which is used to describe the process that encourages the seed potato to sprout faster. This will speed up the growing process, allowing you to get a head start on your gardening this …

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How to Grow Onion Bulbs & Seeds

Onions are the best – delicious, easy to grow and require very little effort. Imagine having a regular supply right outside your door, ready for whenever your in the mood for a fresh, crispy salad? Growing onion bulbs & seeds at home is easier than you’d think. If you’d like …