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#Gardening

From TheJournal.ie This root vegetable isn't blessed with good looks, but it's popping up on menus everywhere Column

This root vegetable isn't blessed with good looks, but it's popping up on menus everywhere

As part of the 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating your own Food series, Michael Kelly tells us about celeriac

From TheJournal.ie New year, new you. Why not grow your own. First up, Leeks Column

New year, new you. Why not grow your own. First up, Leeks

Each week over the coming year we will be talking about growing, cooking and eating a specific veg.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s the recipe for a lovely creamy, cheesy leek gratin that will warm the socks off you Column

Here’s the recipe for a lovely creamy, cheesy leek gratin that will warm the socks off you

GIY expert, Michael Kelly also tells us what we should be doing in the garden this week.

From TheJournal.ie Fed up of sweeping up Christmas tree pine needles? Save them, they could prove handy Opinion

Fed up of sweeping up Christmas tree pine needles? Save them, they could prove handy

Tips on making the most of your seasonal produce, as well as a delicious vegetable pie recipe from GIY’s Michael Kelly.

From TheJournal.ie Keep your onions from rotting by storing them in your tights Column

Keep your onions from rotting by storing them in your tights

GIY expert, Michael Kelly, tells us what we should be doing in the garden this week.

From TheJournal.ie Korean kimchi has great health benefits. Here's how to make it Column

Korean kimchi has great health benefits. Here's how to make it

There are major health claims being made about fermented foods in relation to gut health, writes Michael Kelly.

From TheJournal.ie 'By paying attention to what I was putting in my body, I was finally able to stay reflux free' Column

'By paying attention to what I was putting in my body, I was finally able to stay reflux free'

Michael Kelly talks about cutting back on foods to help an ailment and has a great recipe for red cabbage, carrot and beetroot slaw.

From TheJournal.ie Get over your fear of garlic breath. It's REALLY good for your health Column

Get over your fear of garlic breath. It's REALLY good for your health

Garlic is believed to reduce bad cholesterol and high blood pressure.

From TheJournal.ie Here's the seasonal veg you can enjoy raw this autumn Opinion

Here's the seasonal veg you can enjoy raw this autumn

Michael Kelly gives us the latest on what we should be planting this autumn and a great recipe for beetroot, apple and carrot Salad.

From TheJournal.ie Matt Damon used manure to grow potatoes on Mars - it works pretty well down here too Opinion

Matt Damon used manure to grow potatoes on Mars - it works pretty well down here too

Michael Kelly gives us the latest on what we should be planting this autumn and a great recipe for Chilean squash and bean stew.

From TheJournal.ie Food growing isn't just for those with ten acres, you can even grow stuff at your desk Column

Food growing isn't just for those with ten acres, you can even grow stuff at your desk

We know that many people who are interested in growing their own are a little daunted by the whole thing – but it’s no big deal, trust me, writes Michael Kelly.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland and the spud go hand-in-hand, but they're in decline. Myth they're fattening is damaging National Potato Day

Ireland and the spud go hand-in-hand, but they're in decline. Myth they're fattening is damaging

Spuds have a particular image problem among young women – ask a group of your female friends to come up with a word to describe potatoes and “fattening” is likely to be the most common response, writes Michael Kelly.

From TheJournal.ie It took 4 hours' work to get these peas and broad beans - but growing your own is worth it Column

It took 4 hours' work to get these peas and broad beans - but growing your own is worth it

GIY’s Michael Kelly gives us the low-down on the veg patch for this week, with a pea and bacon gnocchi for you to try out.

From TheJournal.ie It’s officially courgette season! More tips for growing your own vegetables Food

It’s officially courgette season! More tips for growing your own vegetables

GIY’s Michael Kelly gives us the low-down on the veg patch for this week.

From TheJournal.ie Want to grow your own food? Then, trust me, get some decent tools Column

Want to grow your own food? Then, trust me, get some decent tools

As a novice grower you aren’t always convinced of it, but I’ve learned a thing or two about the importance of good gardening tools.

From TheJournal.ie Strawberries are not only delicious, they can maintain and boost your own gorgeousness Opinion

Strawberries are not only delicious, they can maintain and boost your own gorgeousness

While we eat them as sweet treats they don’t need to be guilty pleasures.

From TheJournal.ie 5 reasons you should go to Bloom this weekend Opinion

5 reasons you should go to Bloom this weekend

If you think it’s just about some pretty plants, think again!

From TheJournal.ie This garden in Bloom won't have one blade of grass Bloom

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.

From TheJournal.ie Fancy something new in the kitchen? Opinion

Fancy something new in the kitchen?

Dine like a snail, smile like a warrior.

From TheJournal.ie Beautiful Beetroot: delicious, nutritious and (most importantly) easy to grow Beet It

Beautiful Beetroot: delicious, nutritious and (most importantly) easy to grow

Beetroot, why do I love thee? Let me count the ways.

From TheJournal.ie Urban Greening: The simple step we can take to beautifully transform our lives Opinion

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.

From TheJournal.ie Beautiful weather? Get out and spend some time in the vegetable patch Opinion

Beautiful weather? Get out and spend some time in the vegetable patch

This week’s tips for Grow It Yourself-ers: onions, shallots and sowing peas.

From TheJournal.ie Growing Your Own: It's time to get sowing... Opinion

Growing Your Own: It's time to get sowing...

Here’s how to create your own ‘lazy bed’ and get those seeds in the ground.

From TheJournal.ie Growing your own food? Here's what to get done this March Opinion

Growing your own food? Here's what to get done this March

How to make the most of seasonal food, camaraderie and community.

From TheJournal.ie A Gardener's Diary: The start of sowing season – and some tips for planting Opinion

A Gardener's Diary: The start of sowing season – and some tips for planting

It may not quite be summer yet, but it’s time to get planting those seeds!

From TheJournal.ie Making your outdoor space work for you Green Thumbed

Making your outdoor space work for you

TheJournal.ie spoke to top garden designer Sean Keighran about the best way to revamp your outdoor space.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think community service should be given for less serious crimes? Crime And Punishment This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think community service should be given for less serious crimes?

Rather than blocking up the prisons with less serious offenders would community service be a more viable option?

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Need a little cheering up? Get Happy

Opinion: Need a little cheering up?

Here are the best ways to get you out of your funk and ready to enjoy the summer.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: DIY cocktails – how to grow your own mojito Mojitos

Opinion: DIY cocktails – how to grow your own mojito

Today there are many variations on the white rum cocktail, but the original recipe is still a classic summer beverage.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The lazy guide to fair-weather gardening Gardening

Opinion: The lazy guide to fair-weather gardening

Whether you’re a fair-weather gardener (or just a lazy one) there is a myriad of plants that can be viewed, sampled and enjoyed.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Want to grow your own food, but don't have outside space? Gardening Without A Garden

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.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Summer thyme and the remedy's easy... Holistic Gardener

Opinion: Summer thyme and the remedy's easy...

Gardening expert and holistic practitioner Fiann Ó Nualláin shares some of his secrets on how to survive the summer.

6 indispensable lifehacks for your garden this summer

Green fingers or not, we’ve got the tips to help.

From TheJournal.ie US gardening coaches giving marijuana-growing lessons Pot Luck

US gardening coaches giving marijuana-growing lessons

‘Marijuana 101′ classes taking off in Colorado and Washington states, where the drug has been legalised for recreational use.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

Your nightly round-up of the day’s biggest news stores…

From TheJournal.ie Man survives being impaled on pruning shears... through eye socket Ouch

Man survives being impaled on pruning shears... through eye socket

Leroy Luetscher, 86, was gardening when he fell on the tool – which went through his eye and into his head.

From TheJournal.ie Diarmuid Gavin takes gold at Chelsea Flower Show Sky High This post contains images

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.

Ever needed boots fitted with a blood pressure sensor? You're in luck

These boots, and many other semi-useful ideas, are being showcased at the world’s largest inventions fair in Geneva today.