Monthly Archives: August 2011

First time in the Garden?

If you are visiting us for the first time and you are new to Gardening here are a few common mistakes to avoid. Not all the insects in your garden are out to get you and your green fingers so … Continue reading

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Gardens of Wicklow

  As Summer prepares to say goodbye we thought we would step outside our own gardens and look at a few of our Co. Wicklow neighbours. Here are a few coastal examples of why Wicklow is called ‘The Garden of Ireland’. … Continue reading

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Aesthetically Flooded Gardens.

Our seasons are shifting and the traditional Irish soft days are being replaced by small but intense tropical style downpours. Areas in our gardens are flooding under the stress. One of the ways to harness this is by creating a … Continue reading

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Survey results found in Brown Bins

  Do you know what your brown bin is for? Did you know that food waste collected separately is not subject to landfill tax? One of the aims of Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, Mr. Phil Hogan, … Continue reading

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Taking care of your Green Fingers

Are you one of those gardeners/outdoors people who suffer from Dermatitis or Eczema? It can range from annoying to painful and a major inconvenience to want your hands to do one thing while they are screaming to be left alone. … Continue reading

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Barbecue Season is not over yet.

The temperature is set to remain the same for the next couple of days despite a few showers and a bit of wind. Seeing as we have some adventurous barbecue enthusiasts among our fans we thought we would run through a few … Continue reading

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Protecting your Oil Tanks

Last week in the Irish Times Fiona Reddin talked about how despite the major financial problems in Europe and the US energy prices are still rising due in part to the waves sent from the turmoil in the Middle East. … Continue reading

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Addressing Divots

There are a lot of Golfing issues in the news at the moment, among them are Rory McIlroy playing through the pain of what seems to be a strained tendon in his right wrist (writes Philip Reid in Irish Times) while the Darren … Continue reading

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August Gardening Tips

Traditionally many families are away for the start of August. For those of you who, like the PowerGreen team, are sticking around here are a few tips we thought you may find useful for August. *       Remember to feed and … Continue reading

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Underlining Waste

  I hope that your weekends were a success. There were quite a few  showers out there keeping us on our toes and that water has a habit of gathering in the places we would prefer to keep dry. It … Continue reading

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