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 07/04/2018
With school holidays upon us this week’s programme looked at gardening
with children and plants that offer interest which are quick and easy to
grow. Family apple trees providing more than one variety were featured
and Paraic recommended planting in conjunction with strawberries.
Blueberries and rhubarb were also featured with tips on soil conditions
and feeding. There was information on preparing greenhouses and tunnels
for vegetables while sweet pea, bleeding heart, lavender and Chilean
lantern all featured for planting now. Listeners questions included
leaves curling on camellias, colourful shrubs for borders, the strawberry
tree and plants for hanging baskets that tolerate rainy conditions.