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Peter's Garden

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Series 1: Spring

Programme 1: Peter's Update

Peter Dowdall owns and runs Dunsland Gardens and Garden Centre in Glanmire, Cork. He established the business in 1998 and it is now one of Corks leading garden centres.
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Programme 2: Peter's Update

Well both Kitty and myself had a good productive week in the gardens in Fota this week. I was concentrating on getting the remainder of my hard landscaping finished...
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Programme 3: Peter's Update

Well, the 2 gardens are really beginning to take shape at this stage. It’s the time of year that things really move ahead in the garden....
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Programme 4: Peter's Update

Kitty fell off the higher moral ground this week when I came in to see a veritable construction crew complete with high-vis jackets working on building a patio in her garden.....
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Programme 5: Peter's Update

Week 5 in the Create a Garden project was great fun and more glorious weather. I was busy planting up my raised bed in a bag!.....
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Series 2: Summer

Programme 7: Peter's Update

Well, even on telly things can go wrong. Sheep got into our gardens and did an amount of damage. Thankfully it could have been much worse, there was no real damage to my lawn or patio but a lot of the plants in my beds were seriously pruned.....
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Programme 8: Peter's Update

This week in the garden I was once more taking stock of the damage caused by the sheep earlier in the summer. The mixed hedge that I had planted in March using bare root Beech and Holly plants hasn't taken off due to.....
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Programme 9: Peter's Update

The highest maintenance plant of all is the lawn. It needs to be cut every week and fed, weeded, aerated, scarified and then if we have a drought it needs to be watered. I set my lawn in March using ready grown sods. It is now time to give it a good feed....
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Programme 10: Peter's Update

The highest maintenance plant of all is the lawn. It needs to be cut every week and fed, weeded, aerated, scarified and then if we have a drought it needs to be watered. I set my lawn in March using ready grown sods. It is now time to give it a good feed....
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Programme 11: Peter's Update

We had our first Open Day of Series 2 thos Friday and we had a great turnout despite the weather. Thankfully the rain wasn't too bad and people still ventured out. I showed people how to propogate strawberry plants from 'runners' and how to take cuttings from geranium plants...
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Programme 12: Peter's Update

This week we come to the end of the second series and we are coming to the time of the year when we need to put the gardens to bed for the winter.
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The Gardeners

Gardener: Peter Dowdall

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The Gardeners