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 22/10/2016
5 days ago
Autumn colour was the main feature of this week's programme and Paraic discussed a range of plants providing colour and interest for the next couple of months including cyclamen, rhubarb & custard, jewel of the nile and capsicum. Paraic featured some seeds suitable for sowing now such as spring onions, broad beans, night scented stock and other hardy annuals. The programme advocated for moss control and concentrated on climbing plants that can be sown now. Listeners questions included showing a beech hedge, spring flowering bulbs for wooded areas, replanting window boxes, pruning apple trees and harvesting sweet potatoe.