WINTER VEGTABLES

WINTER VEGTABLES

CalendarCiarán Haskins
When you're happily beavering away in the veg garden over summer, it can seem like the long days of abundant flowers and fruit will never end. But ...
GETTING DAHLIAS THROUGH WINTER

GETTING DAHLIAS THROUGH WINTER

CalendarCiarán Haskins
Dahlias are among the loveliest of late-summer bulbs, flowering their socks off for weeks on end (especially if you dead-head them regularly to kee...
GROW YOUR OWN CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS

GROW YOUR OWN CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS

CalendarAine O Meara
Going home-grown for Christmas makes the holiday a real celebration of your garden's abundance. And one of the nicest things you can do with all th...
GROWING GRAPEVINES

GROWING GRAPEVINES

AprilCiarán Haskins
Of all the fruit you can grow in the garden, a grapevine is among the most productive and beautiful. All you need is a sunny wall, fence or pergola...
KEEPING TOOLS SHARP

KEEPING TOOLS SHARP

CalendarCiarán Haskins
Gardeners demand a lot of pruning tools, especially in winter when there are roses, clematis, apple trees and fruit bushes to do. There are other c...
LOOKING AFTER GARDEN TOOLS

LOOKING AFTER GARDEN TOOLS

CalendarCiarán Haskins
Your tools are your best friends in the garden. They'll stand by you through thick and thin: they're the first things you reach for at times of tro...