You may think each vegetable/herb or fruit needs to have its own space separate from any other plants on your plot? Not so! Some plants actually help support each other when planted together. This is called Companion Planting. Companion Planting is like a ‘buddy’ system. Plot holders who practice companion planting can discourage harmful pests, … Continue reading “Companion Planting” (Plants which help each other GROW!). Tips from a fellow grower.
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On sell will be a wide range of: summer bedding plants in pots and trays, prepared hanging baskets, window boxes, patio tubs, wooden, ceramic and terracotta garden accessories. Address: Carpenterstown Road, Diswellstown, Dublin 15.
About this event FREE Sustainable Gardening Course sponsored by Fingal County Council. This is a 5 week course that covers everything you need to know to improve your area for biodiversity and grow chemical free. This course is particularly interesting for Tidy Towns groups, Allotment Holders, Green Schools Coordinators and those wishing to really reduce … Continue reading FREE Sustainable Gardening Course, 19 May – 23 June 2022
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Short blog today....we had a bee swarm at Powerstown allotments last month - the queen (who was clipped and therefore could not fly away) decided to move out of the hive and the bees swarmed along the ground. Luckily they were spotted and encouraged back in by our intrepid bee-keepers as it fell to zero … Continue reading Bee swarm
Tempting fate can be a risky business but it can also produce some surprising results. The surprising result is that the bees from last year seem to be responding well after the winter. With the good weather of recent days, the activity at the hive seems to be increasing and if the weather stays the … Continue reading One ‘Bee’comes Two …
To: All Powerstown Allotment Members. The 2016 season has come to an end and now the end of the year is near. It’s that time of year to reflect and look back over the last year on events and thanking those who have helped us get through it, with some resemblance of sanity. 2016, has … Continue reading End of year message