Midwest Radio Gardening Show
About This Show
Each week Padraic Horkan from Horkans Garden Centre joins Deirdre Kelly to look at every aspect of the world of gardening. From answering listeners' queries to explaining the ins and outs of every plant known to man,Padraic has all bases covered when it comes to gardening.
Most Recent Episode
Midwest Radio - Weekly Gardening Advice Show 29/10/2016
Garden designer Terry McEneany joined Paraic this week and the programme explored many aspects of garden design from form and function to location, lifetsytle and maintenance. Terry looked at different approaches to designing a garden including common challenges and how to plan for changes over the years. Questions included the use of artificial grass, disguising sceptic and oil tanks, designing outdoor cooking areas and trees suitable for long avenues. Other topics featured this week included mixed hedgerows, damaged viburnum davidii, problems with roses and winter flowering shrubs, plus advice on fruiting fig trees and how to ripen pumpkins.