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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Garden

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5 outdoor accessories to transform your garden for €100 or less - as chosen by designers
We ask the experts how to make a little go a long way.
From an electricity-generating toilet to a whiskey barrel hot tub: Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom
Bloom Festival has 22 show gardens on display and will run until the end of the Bank Holiday weekend.
A Dublin dad was growing 'hipster' veg in his garden back in 1955
So many people in my generation remember their fathers toiling away in the garden, we’re only one generation removed from the soil, writes Michael Kelly.
From the garden: A recipe for a no-nonsense tomato and courgette soup, with no-nonsense ingredients
Michael Kelly from GIY talks us through how to store chillies, and also how to make a delicious warming soup.
How to make a simple tomato sauce that'll feed you all winter from the freezer
Use this sauce as a base for pizzas, pastas, stews, casseroles and soups. It’s even flavourful enough to be used by itself as a soup, writes Michael Kelly.
In the garden: How to fight back (nicely) against the caterpillars eating your plants
Growing brassicas like kale or cauliflower is basically a war between you and the creatures that want to eat the plants, writes Michael Kelly of
What should you do if you find a swarm of bees in your home?
May to July is a hotspot for bee activity – here’s what to do if a swarm of bees are in your home.
How a willow garden is helping these women 'reclaim' their local park
Fairview Park has been the scene of antisocial behaviour in recent years.
Award-winning fairy garden donated to children's ward at Portiuncula Hospital
The garden received a certificate of distinction in the postcard section at Bloom this year.
Gardaí say prickly hedges can help prevent burglaries
They also want people to avoid posting holiday photos while away from home.
This guy found the most adorable video on his late grandmother’s phone
“I’m taking photos and they’re taking when I’m not wanting them to”
This neighbour had the best response to an angry note about their lawn flowers
Is your garden summer ready? Here are some top tips from Bloom's designers
The designers at the 10th annual Bloom festival have some advice for budding gardeners.
Community garden ordered to close its gates "just as the gooseberries ripen"
An Óige is selling the property and grounds – but the volunteers who run the garden say it would be a huge boon to whoever buys the site.
A woman was told her garden was 'relentlessly gay' and has planned the perfect revenge
Now she wants people to help paint her entire house in rainbows.
9 beautiful gardens in Ireland you should visit soon
Ireland is known for its lush green landscape.We should really get out and experience it more.
This garden in Bloom won't have one blade of grass
Coined a ‘slum’ garden, the designer hopes it’s going to be unlike any other at the festival.
Child (9) finds remains of baby while playing in her garden
Police believe the newborn was as young as three days old.
Urban Greening: The simple step we can take to beautifully transform our lives
If you live in a city and spend your time working indoors then you need to get more plants into your life.
Hot Property: An imposing Victorian home with a secret garden
High ceilings, wooden floors, grand windows, in a home with history.
This wasteland of debris and syringes was transformed into a blooming garden
The power of teamwork.
Man in court over 'beheading' of woman in London garden
82-year-old Palmira Silva was attacked in her garden in Edmonton, north London, on Thursday.
Opinion: Want to grow your own food, but don't have outside space?
Here’s how to get creative and grow your own, without a garden.
Pop-up community festival brings organic food to Dublin city today
The Dublin Community Growers are holding their Harvest Festival today.
Gaddafi's compound will be turned into an amusement park
The Bab al-Aziziya compound covers several square hectares of prime real estate in central Tripoli.
Woman assaulted 'a number of times' during Mayo break-in
Two masked men, both believed to be armed with knives, entered a house and asked the woman about the whereabouts of her partner.
Food growing set to be added to UK curriculum - what about Ireland?
Should it also be brought into Irish schools?
Pipe bomb found outside Belfast house
The PSNI said the viable pipe bomb was found in the garden of the house at Northwick Drive.
Michelle Obama's first book dishes the dirt... on her garden
The US first lady’s new book rakes through the intricacies of the White House kitchen garden.
Diarmuid Gavin takes gold at Chelsea Flower Show
The Irish gardener’s suspended ‘Sky Garden’ is one of 13 gardens to take top prizes at the world-famous gardening show.