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Vegetables and flowers on the menu   It’s such a pleasure to walk through the gardens in July, they are both pretty and bountiful. As you walk through the...
Everything is ripening. Strawberries, gooseberries, blackcurrants, peaches, nectarines, tomatoes, peas, broad beans, courgettes, cucumbers, carrots, potatoes,...
Indoors and outdoors there’s a hive of gardening activity: rotavating, planting, sowing, hoeing, weeding, grass cutting, hardening off of seedlings and most...
The sap is rising, the days are getting longer and as always, at this time of year there is a sudden sense of urgency to sow seeds. The ground has been...
I’d like to wish all our readers a very Happy New Year! Even though it may be a relatively quiet time in the Ballymaloe Cookery School gardens, New Year is...
Christmas is less than a week away and the weather continues to be unnaturally mild for this time of year. The gardeners are still busy with winter digging,...
November is a time for change in the garden, it’s wintertime; however there is still a sense of Autumn; probably because of the beautiful array of colour;...