Paraics Plant Of The Month: March 2021

The March plant of the month is the Forsythia, also known as the Easter Tree. It is a member of the Olive Tree family, where it takes its position as a flowering plant. It was named after a Scottish botanist, William Forsyth. Forsyth first brought the plant to Europe. “Forsythia …

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Vegepod Kits

In this current climate, more people are discovering the benefits of growing their own food. Home grown food allows people to isolate peacefully, knowing their dinner is waiting right outside their door. The Vegepod is such a great project for anyone, especially families. We believe that the child that grows …

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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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Paraic’s Plant of the Month: February 2021

Wheatgrass is a powerful way to get a homegrown nutritional boost.  It is very easy to grow and can be left sitting on your window sill at home. Or, if you’d like you can place it on your office desk for a modern, funky approach.  There are many dietary benefits …

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Vegebag and Salad Seed Kits

The Vegebag is such a great and inexpensive project for anyone, especially for families. We believe that the child that grows the fruit, eats the fruit!  What better time to start learning to Grow Your Own! In this current climate, more people are discovering the benefits of growing their own …