Welcome to McGuires Garden Centre!
We are a family run business, established 32 years. Situated in a peaceful, rural setting we are easily accessible from Waterford, Tramore, and Wexford by the ferry. Parking is plentiful and you can take your time to shop in a relaxed and friendly environment. See here for more...
Thinning apple fruits
You'll notice that many of the little apples on your apple tree will fall off during the month of June. Don't worry, it's the natural way the tree gets rid of surplus fruits. Those left may still be numerous and small. If you want larger, but slightly fewer fruits, thin out each cluster by removing the central ‘king fruit'. This is no loss as it won't grow properly, and it leaves the others to develop well.
Compost is a finely-balanced thing, a complex blend of minerals, nutrients and organic matter judged so your plants perform at their best. It's no surprise, then, that there are nearly as many types of compost as there are varieties of plant.
We stock dozens of varieties in our garden c…Read more »