list of winter vegetables to grow

Our Top 5 List Of Winter Vegetables To Grow

It gets cold in Ireland towards the end of autumn and growing your own produce can be a little bit more difficult. However, fear not as VR Gardens has created our top 5 list of winter vegetables to grow.   Onions and shallots These … Continue Reading

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Check Out These 4 New Gardening Tools And Gadgets

Reading up and trying out these new gardening tools and gadgets has been one of our favourite things to do at the VR Gardens office this year. Whether you’ve got experienced green fingers or are just beginning to venture into the world of … Continue Reading

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Here’s Our Top 5 Autumn Leaves Ideas

Autumn is in full swing, bringing with it an array of colourful foliage that cover our gardens for months to come. VR Gardens has compiled our top 5 autumn leaves ideas to help your garden out. Brought in from gusts of … Continue Reading

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5 Important Bird Feeding Tips For Beginners

As Ireland’s dreary autumn days are showing signs of rearing their ugly heads again, one way to add some excitement and colour to any garden is by getting involved with bird feeding. VR Gardens has compiled a list of 5 key bird feeding tips for … Continue Reading

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RHS People’s Choice Awards Winners Revealed

The Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) People’s Choice Awards Winners have been revealed, with the ‘candy coloured’ zinnia named the new variety winner. The competition involved more than 100 other plants in the best new variety section for 2017. ‘Zany Rose Picotee’ won the … Continue Reading

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Top 5 Tips for Autumn And Winter Outdoor Living

It certainly gets harder and harder to embrace outdoor living as the chilly weather and dark evenings loom closer. We’re definitely guilty of cozying up inside for protection against the chilly winter air. Fortunately VR Gardens wants to help everyone get the … Continue Reading

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Will These Be The Next Big European Gardening Trends?

This year has proven to be one of experimentation and new ideas when it comes to garden design. Here are five of the most innovative European gardening trends that may soon be seen around Ireland.      In With the Old, In With … Continue Reading

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Are These 5 Autumn Gardening Tips On Your Checklist?

Autumn has arrived and there’s a few essential things that need to be done around the garden. We’ve compiled a list of five autumn gardening tips in order to make sure your garden is in the best shape to face the approaching … Continue Reading

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Garden Museum In London Launches Autumn Lecture Series

London’s Garden Museum, Britain’s only museum containing the art, history and design of gardens, has announced the programme for its Autumn Lecture Series. The events are to take place  from 10-31 October 2017. After a lengthy redevelopment project, lasting from 2015 … Continue Reading

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Explore The Beautiful Powerscourt Gardens in Enniskerry

Powerscourt Gardens in Enniskerry is located within the 1,000 acre Powerscourt Estate in Co Wicklow, Ireland. It has 47 acres of gardens, with shops and an Avoca terrace café awaiting the visitors. In addition, there are championship golf courses, Ireland’s … Continue Reading

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