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Autumn Gardening Jobs & Tips

Autumn Gardening Jobs & Tips

Debby 25/09/2018 0
Autumn Gardening Jobs & Tips!   • Winter bedding is now available – so plant up containers and pots to keep everything cheerful this winter! Conifers such as Goldcrest and Elwoodiis are an excellent choice for a centrepiece, as are Cordylines, Ph...
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Christmas Cheer Is All Around Us

Christmas Cheer Is All Around Us

Debby 15/11/2017 0
​Christmas Cheer is all around us!!   Here at M.D. O’Shea’s there is something for everyone – from the little ones in the family to the ‘official Christmas home decorator’! Where to start this Christmas??? Well, if there is some last minute paintin...
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Going off to college!

Going off to college!

Debby 12/09/2017 0
  Baked beans on toast… watery instant soup… such was my diet at college! Luckily for college goers these days, mealtimes are not so bleak anymore! Thanks to two wonderful inventions - the George Foreman Grill and the Morphy Richards Soup Maker, q...
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Is grey still in fashion?

Is grey still in fashion?

Debby 29/08/2017 0
  From Nimbus Cloud to Stormy Weather, (Pantone), Dawn Grey to Evening Skyline, (Fleetwood), Silverwood to Grey Steel, (Dulux) or Place of Dust to Snowglory, (Colourtrend) – every paint manufacturer has a comprehensive palette of greys.   Grey, S...
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Borders, landscaping, paths and  perennials

Borders, landscaping, paths and perennials

Debby 22/05/2017 0
When a blank canvas is presented, in the form of an expanse of earth, the average new gardener sows a lawn, and maybe plants a few plants at the edge, or safely in a corner. Don't get me wrong, there is nothing at all wrong with this approach, it's e...
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Apple trees, grass and hanging baskets...

Apple trees, grass and hanging baskets...

Debby 08/05/2017 0
"Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces I would still plant my apple tree." So said Martin Luther, and I feel the same way. About fruit trees, well, any trees really. We are planting with the next generation in mind, it is a long g...
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