Category Archives: Gardening tips

‘That’s Clever’ gardening tips for March

  March is an exciting time in any gardener’s calendar so we here at GreenSax thought we would mark that by sharing a clever gardening tip each day on our Facebook and Twitter page. We’ve even compiled a list of … Continue reading

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DIY Biodegradable Seed Starters

  Spring is officially here! Here at Powergreen, the garden has well and truly sprung back into action. Now is the time to start planting lots of different things in your garden. If you’re a fan of starting things from … Continue reading

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Upcycling in the garden

  Recycled, Repurposed, UpCycled, Freecycled, or whatever you like to call it. Giving old items a new lease of life and using them to decorate your garden has soared in popularity! Here at Powergreen, we love to see innovation at … Continue reading

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Winter Gardening Tips

  There is definitely a chill in the air, your garden has gone into a dormant phase, so what can you do to keep your garden in order during the Winter months? We’ve picked up a few tips to share … Continue reading

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It’s OK to compost – The Big List!

  This month we’ve been compiling a list of everyday household items that are OK to compost. Don’t worry if you’ve missed any, we’ve got them all on a list below: Stale Cereal Pizza box Cotton balls Paper cupcake cases … Continue reading

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Composting Q&A

  This month we’ve been focusing on composting and what’s OK to put into your composting. There’s so much information out there about composting that it can get a bit confusing! What’s ‘brown’ organic matter? How do I ‘turn’ compost? … Continue reading

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Our Autumn Gardening Tips

  We were only saying the other day that the year seems to be flying by. We’ve already seen Christmas decorations for sale in some shops and Halloween hasn’t even passed yet! With the leaves starting to fall from the … Continue reading

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Powergreen in Dublin: Scalp Wood Nurseries

  A new month brings a new garden centre! The leaves are turning golden-brown so we’re inspired to bring some colour into our garden. We spoke to Joseph McMahon at Scalp Wood Nurseries, Kilternan, Co. Dublin, to find out what’s … Continue reading

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Why some flowers grow and some don’t… Could it be your pH levels are off kilter?

I’ve had some great successes in my garden which I gaze at adoringly while encouraging house guests, family members, neighbours and even some strangers to stop and admire the results of my green fingers. Then I’ve had the “incidents” we … Continue reading

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Houseplants that clean the air in your home!

Spending more time indoors due to unpredictable weather? Us too! Most people know that plants and trees clean our air, but which houseplants are best to have in your home for this purpose? We’ve put them on a handy list for you, … Continue reading

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