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A MARE’S WHAT? Part of this coming bank holiday weekend is going to be dedicated to a certain Ragwort; AKA St. James-wort, Ragweed, Stinking Nanny/Ninny/Willy, Staggerwort, Dog Standard, Cankerwort, Stammerwort, or the equally charming Mare’s Fart. Here and now in Ireland we think of Ragwort as a horrible weed, toxic, allergy causing and a pain in […]

The War On Weeds

Ask any gardener and they will probably tell you that when it comes to fighting the war on weeds, you might win a few battles here and there, but weeds are a formidable foe. The front will keep moving around the garden and you will never, ever win the war. Most gardeners never stop trying […]

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