Category Archive: Flowers

A Garden Escapee

With the past week being so damp and over-cast and you’d be surprised to find any shred of brightness in the garden. Luckily you would be wrong and there are a few delights… Continue reading

About Your Garden Grand Opening

When you think about Kilcock you do not often think of it as a Mecca for gardening talks and event.  And this is something that annoys me because as a fully fledged plant… Continue reading

Approaching Autumn in the Garden

There is a definite shift in the seasons in the last couple of weeks. The garden is showing clear signs of entering into autumn. For me this is a brilliant time in the… Continue reading

A sky garden on the ground

When you think of a sky garden, you immediately conjure up ideas of these great floating expanses of plants hovering up among the clouds. And that is exactly what Diarmuid Gavin’s 2011 Chelsea… Continue reading

Kildare Post Gardening Column – Third Best Garden In The World

I think by now you will know I am a big fan of the gardens at Powerscourt Estate. I have talked so much about their great trees and roses here before. It will… Continue reading

Kildare Post Gardening Column – Getting To Work In the Garden

The garden is always a busy place this time of year and this Kildare Post article is about some of the jobs that can be done this week. An edited version of this… Continue reading

Kildare Post Gardening Column – Getting to work in the garden

Below is one of my gardening columns that appeared in this weeks edition of the Kildare Post. I should point out that when I wrote this article I was hopefully for a nice… Continue reading

Paul’s Patch – The Glut of Weeds and famine of water… Just a typical summer

This is Paul’s third guest blog post for Beyond The Wild Garden and this time Paul is updating us on what has been happening in his vegetable patch during July. Make sure to check… Continue reading

Carlow Garden Festival – Gardens, Plants and Meeting Idols

Last weekend was one that was full of garden visits, great plants and meeting some of my gardening idols. All of this came thanks to the Carlow Garden Festival. The ten day festival sees… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday – A buzzing garden