Summertime...and gardening is in full swing


Welcome to June's Bord na Móna Growise Ezine. The weather has started to warm up after quite a cool spring.

In this edition, our Gardening Expert addresses that issue and gives advice on what to do in the garden this month. We also share top tips and some pictures from our photo competition - we were seriously impressed with the gardening snaps sent in!

We hope you continue to Grow With Us during the next few months and please check out our newly revamped Bord na Mona Horticulture website - we hope you like it. Keep sharing your experiences on our Facebook and Twitter pages, we love hearing from you!

Bord na Móna Growise Expert
Catching up after a cool May
 

 

Well, last month was so cold that it seemed as if Ireland had floated a few degrees north. The silver lining to this chilly cloud is that spring flowers lasted longer, growth was less rampant, and there were fewer pests around (except for slugs and snails, which were out in force).

A bonus for me was that I now feel a little more in control of the garden. It hasn’t run away on me yet. How about you? Did you find that you were mowing the lawn less and pulling fewer weeds over the last few weeks?

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Summer Workshop Series
Video - Create your own herb tub

Find out how simple it is to create your own herb tub, with gardening expert Jane McCorkell.

We've a full range of useful 'how to' videos on our YouTube page.

Create your own Herb Tub with Jane McCorkell

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Ask the Expert
Your Monthly Q&A
 
Thanks for sending on your gardening questions - our expert answers some of your recent questions in this ezine edition. Keep sending your queries in via our ‘Ask the Expert’ online form
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Grow With Us at Bloom - Get the News!
 

We were seriously impressed with the photos sent in to our Grow With Us competition during May!

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Gardening Facts - Did you Know?
 
Find out some fun gardening facts with our infographic.
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Top Tasks for the Month Ahead
 
There's plenty to do in the garden during the month ahead.

Read on for three of our top tasks - whether it's giving clematis plants a good start to life, mowing your lawn or making sure it's well nourished.
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Make Your Summer Sizzle
 
Now that summer has arrived, you're no doubt spending more time outdoors - whether you're gardening or sitting back to enjoy the fruits of your labour!

Find out how to make your summer sizzle with Bord na Móna.
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