Category Archive: Flowers

Paris Streets

Having finally got a chance to sit down and look through the 100’s of photos I took in Paris last month it is about time I started sharing some of them. These are… Continue reading

Dahlia Delight

People are used to having guilty pleasures. Be it a bar of chocolate or watching tv at night. For gardeners however guilty pleasures tend to be plants. And mine is dahlias. While many… Continue reading

Off to London

The next few days are going to be extremely fun for this Horti as I am off to London! The main reason for the trip is to visit Hampton Court Flower Show on Monday… Continue reading

A visit to the Botanic Gardens

It has been a long time since I spent an afternoon at the Botanic Gardens in Dublin but this weekend I got to spend a sun filled afternoon exploring the greenhouses and gardens… Continue reading

Floral Discoveries in Woods

With the fantastic weather we have been having lately it has finally began to feel like summer and I for one could not be more happy. Spring is a fantastic time to get… Continue reading

The humble crocus

Spring is well underway now and we are starting to see great burst of colour erupting around the garden. While the first of the spring bulbs , snowdrops, have already been on show… Continue reading

Can you make a Super Garden?

FOR MANY GARDENERS, the June Bank Holiday weekend marks not only an extended weekend that can be spent enjoying their green space but it also marks the annual trip to the Phoenix Park… Continue reading

The First Sign of Spring

Many gardeners will have noticed spring slowly creeping in to their gardens over the past few weeks; as plants start to form small buds full of hope for the coming months. For me… Continue reading

Dealing with the aftermath

My recent Kildare Post column, which you can find below, dealt with dealing with the aftermath of Storm Rachel. While my own garden escaped with minimal damage from the high winds the rest… Continue reading

The Social Garden – Top Garden Tweeters

Because I am spending so much time on a bus now, going to and from work or college, the majority of my garden related interactions are happening online over social media. If you… Continue reading