Articles Written By: Hilltop Gardeners

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Garden & Outdoors
Learn how to grow vegetables and herbs organically

Learn how to grow vegetables and herbs organically

The BBCs The Good LifeThe organic centre in Rossinver, Co. Leitrim will start a week long course, How To Live The Good Life, beginning Monday 20th July. The course now in its 6th year running aims to teach you how to grow vegetables and herbs organically – and more importantly teaches you how to make use of them once they have sprouted. The course also …

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How to grow peas

How to grow peas

Peas

My peas are busy showing their heads. I have made some homemade plant supports for them. As they grow they will be support by the stalks (supports) which will help them grow upright. The trick is to keep tying them (gently) as they grow to the supports. Garden peas are delicious. You can eat them like sweets while going about your garden chores. Peas freeze …

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Top tips on how to clean garden decking

Top tips on how to clean garden decking

Garden Decking Garden decking has become very popular and can look great in many gardens but it can also become green, grimy, slippery and plain dirty and ugly after the winter months. However don”t despair you can get it back to the way it once was! There are 3 easy steps to get your decking looking good again and keeping it that it way. What you …

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The Carrots have arrived!

The Carrots have arrived!

Carrots are coming up at the Hilltop Garden Excited to see my carrots peeping through. This is the second time round as the first planting of the carrots this year were practically driven into the ground with the heavy rains – bet someone in Australia is enjoying an unexpected crop of carrots! A word of advice: wait for good and …

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