Monthly Archives: August 2012

Instant cosiness, just add a candle!

  We’ve been searching high and low trying to find a simple but beautiful project for the change of seasons! As you know we’re big fans of natural, home made, environmentally friendly, DIY projects and this is one we are … 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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Garlic I just love it. Don’t you?

You don’t tend to get kissed having eaten it, you won’t get bitten if you wear it, it helps cure the common cold and “they say” can help reduce cholesterol. I think people fall in to a love it or … Continue reading

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Blowing off some steam, highly recommended !

  Author: Russell Walsh   As a family we did something completely different yesterday and it was a big hit all round. I took the family on a steam engine ride from Connolly to Drogheda and back. Run by the … 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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Powergreen in Kildare: Caragh Nurseries

  With all the great weather we’ve been having lately, it was only a matter of time before we went to a Garden Centre to get some tips and ideas about what to grow next! We spoke to Jo McGarry … Continue reading

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