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Pumpkin and squash season – Slemish market garden Ballymena

Slemish Market Garden always have the best produce just at the right time – and by that we mean when it is in season. We cant quite believe that it is October already but if you head down to Slemish Market Garden you will be in no doubt because of their current crop of pumpkins and squashes. Here we share their recent facebook post where they share the news about their successful crop this year – Read the full post here, which also includes their favourite squash recipe. Pumpkin and squash season – Slemish market garden Ballymena What would...

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Garlic – Slemish Market Garden Ballymena

The Garlic at Slemish Market Garden in Ballymena are the biggest bulbs of garlic that we have ever seen! Just look at the picture below which was shared earlier this week by Frank. He says; This is the type of garlic that can be grown in Ballymena, I set a pound coin on it for some perspective, great taste really strong. Also in  – British Queens potatoes just lifted and a new batch of Cucumbers all ready. Garlic – Slemish Market Garden Ballymena Garlic is a great ingredient and it also makes some amazing health claims. Here are some...

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Christmas in Ballymena – Slemish Market Garden

Slemish Market Garden are one of the local Ballymena businesses to feature in our Christmas in Ballymena series. We love this local business and have written about Frank and his family many times here at Ballymena Today. If you haven’t visited them yet then why not? Here are some of the reasons you need to call with them this Christmas: 1/ They have been selling some of the most beautiful Christmas Trees in the country. The team at Slemish Market Garden have been amazed at how quickly their Christmas Trees have sold through. Hopefully you have your tree up...

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Apple Cider Vinegar – Slemish Market Garden

Slemish Market Garden in Ballymena has a new treat in store for customers… it is now stocking Living Culture Irish Cider Vinegar from The Apple Farm in Cahir, Co Tipperary. Apple Cider Vinegar – Slemish Market Garden Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) has been used for centuries in cooking, household cleaning and beauty and hygiene treatments and is enjoying a resurgence in popularity at the minute, with particular interest in its possible health benefits. Much of this is anecdotal but some scientific research has added credence to claims about potential health benefits in several health areas including weight loss, cholesterol,...

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More than just Veg at Slemish Market Garden

Earlier this week Marianne wrote about one of he favourite local Ballymena businesses – Slemish Market Garden. We now know all about their beautiful fruit and veg. But now lets see what else they have on offer at their shop at the Ecos Centre, Ballymena. More than just Veg at Slemish Market Garden It’s not all about food at the Slemish Market Garden, they also sell cottage garden plants, fruit trees and bushes and vegetable transplants… all grown in the same way. Frank explained how they work with nature not against it: ‘If we were to spray the flowers we would...

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