Category Archives: Gardens

Creating your own Lammas/Lughnasadh Customs — shared from Ravenhawks’ Magazine

This is a time of fairs and the last month before school starts so create some customs to remember… Enjoy a country fair, enter the baking contest or just go to remember what it was like for our ancestors. Fairs … Continue reading

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Great Christmas Gift – The Holistic Gardener

The title is The Holistic Gardener: First Aid From the Garden  and it’s author is Fiann Ó Nualláin. He is a regular alternative medical advisor on Irish television on Ieland:am on TV3. He also writes a blog at https://theholisticgardener.com/. His … Continue reading

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The DIY Go To Site – The Family Handyman

Title: The Family Handyman Author: Reader’s Digest Source: http://www.familyhandyman.com/ The Internet, Online, 2/4/2016 Sample Text: The Family Handyman is the DIYers best friend, offering a variety of print and digital resources for do-it-yourself homeowners. Our forte is accurate and complete … Continue reading

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A Girl’s Garden By Robert Frost

A neighbor of mine in the village Likes to tell how one spring When she was a girl on the farm, she did A childlike thing. One day she asked her father To give her a garden plot To plant … Continue reading

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11 Creative Garden Crafts for Kids

Title: 11 Creative Garden Crafts for Kids Author: KidsTime Full Text & Source: http://www.mykidstime.com/things-to-do/will-love-11-creative-garden-crafts-for-kids/ The Internet, Online, 18/8/2015 Sample Text: I love it when the sun comes out and the kids can get outdoors more often. Best of all, we … Continue reading

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Add Interest to Your Yard with a Pergola

Title: Add Interest to Your Yard with a Pergola Author: Better Homes And Gardens Full Text & Source: http://www.bhg.com/home-improvement/outdoor/pergola-arbor-trellis/add-interest-with-a-pergola/?socsrc=bhgfb06241520 The Internet, Online, 18/8/2015 Sample Text: Create a Cozy Seating Area This pergola, made from vintage materials, envelops comfy furniture and … Continue reading

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The Sunlight on the Garden By Louis Mac Neice

The sunlight on the garden Hardens and grows cold, We cannot cage the minute Within its nets of gold; When all is told We cannot beg for pardon. Our freedom as free lances Advances towards its end; The earth compels, … Continue reading

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One Vast Garden By Sri Anandamayi Ma

“I find one vast garden spread out all over the universe. All plants, all human beings, all higher mind bodies are about in this garden in various ways , each has his own uniqueness and beauty. Their presence and variety … Continue reading

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Come Slowly Eden By Emily Dickinson

Come slowly—Eden Lips unused to Thee— Bashful—sip thy Jessamines As the fainting Bee— Reaching late his flower, Round her chamber hums— Counts his nectars— Enters—and is lost in Balms.

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The Glory of the Garden By Rupyard Kipling

Our England is a garden that is full of stately views, Of borders, beds and shrubberies and lawns and avenues, With statues on the terraces and peacocks strutting by; But the Glory of the Garden lies in more than meets … Continue reading

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Gardening Quotes

You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.- Antoine De Saint-Exupery The most noteworthy thing about gardeners is that they are always optimistic, always enterprising, and never satisfied. They always look forward to doing something better than they have … Continue reading

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It’s Impossible To Be Stressed While Gardening

My Gardening Project 2015 These are pictures of my garden: upper and lower patio, lawn and sea views from the house. This is where I relax and weed and forget about the stresses of modern living, my retreat. “People think … Continue reading

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Song of The Flower By Khalil Gibran

I am a kind word uttered and repeated By the voice of Nature; I am a star fallen from the Blue tent upon the green carpet. I am the daughter of the elements With whom Winter conceived; To whom Spring … Continue reading

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How to Grow Plants from Seed

Title: How to Grow Plants from Seed Author: wikiHow Full Text & Source: http://www.wikihow.com/Grow-Plants-from-Seed The Internet, Online, 31/5/2015 Sample Text: Growing plants from seeds presents a number of benefits, including a huge variety of plants to choose from, 100% organic … Continue reading

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Create Your Own Garden Art

Love this video I found on UTube …..repurpose of household items into art..Be Creative!

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What A Lovely Day I Had Gardening!

  I had a lovely day gardening, stung by nettles & thorns but it will be worth it! I bought thousands of seeds on EBay . I ran out of pots as you do with thousands of seeds and  this … Continue reading

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Gardeners – Aldi Have Gardening Specials On Sale Next Thursday ROI

Leaflet Online: http://catalog.aldi.com/emag/en_IE/print/WK18IELEAFLET/ Pop-Up Gazebo €69.99 Gazebo Side Panels 2 pk€19.99 Reclining Sunlounger €35.99 Bistro Set €49.99 Kettle Barbecue €24.99 Clay Chimenea €39.99 Wicker Picnic Basket €39.99 Early Fun Swing €39.99 Garden Screening €11.99 Garden Arch €12.99 Garden Obelisk €8.99 … Continue reading

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50+ Great Ideas In Recycled Garden Art

Title: 50+ Great Ideas In Recycled Garden Art Author: Plant Care Today Full text & Source: http://plantcaretoday.com/great-ideas-recycled-garden-art.html The Internet, Online, 29/3/2015 Sample Text: Recycled Garden Art Once you spruce up your backyard, visitors may be jealous and ask “Why didn’t … Continue reading

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Spring is in the air…time to get out and about gardening again!

I have being shopping for bargains as I have just paid out €1,000 on timber fencing and I have a gardener in redesigning a new garden for me. I am removing all old trees and plants and after my 2 patios … Continue reading

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My Garden Is My Sanctuary By Marie Church

As I look out to my garden I feel a sense of pride It really is a lovely room Except it is outside. Where lovely things mix and match And greenery fills the walls The sound of trickling water Coming … Continue reading

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