Category Archive: Flowers

Meeting Ireland’s Green Fingers – James Comiskey

James Comiskey is a horticulturist and award winning garden designer who has just opened a new design studio in my home town of Kilcock. I have had the pleasure of helping James out… Continue reading

Plant Focus – Salvia Madeline

With a weekend spent at Bloom comes a five day marathon of plants and plant purchases for crazed gardeners like myself! One of the first I bought for myself was a fantastic plant… Continue reading

Plant highlights from Bloom Day one

Well it has been an exciting start to Bloom 2014 and for me day one was filled with some fantastic plant finds! When I go to Bloom the first place I visit is… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday – Splash of Red

Plant Focus – Lords and Ladies

Lords and Ladies, Arum maculatum, is a native Irish plant that I first noticed one autumn when I saw spikes of red, almost holly like, berries sticking out of the ground. I must admit I… Continue reading

A different kind of Horse Chestnut – Kildare Post Gardening Column

Below is my gardening column which appeared in the Kildare Post on 14 May 2014. I have had a bit more time recently to spend admiring my surroundings and was I happy to… Continue reading

Getting to grips with the garden – Kildare Post Gardening Column

Below is my gardening column that appeared in print in the Kildare Post on the 30th April 2014. At the time I was spurred on to catch up on the many gardening tasks… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday – Burst of Orange

An Afternoon of Tea and Cake

Well for me after a busy time in the garden there is nothing better than a great cup of tea and some cake. I think by this stage you all know how much… Continue reading

A Mid-Summer Festival of Dublin Gardens

This summer is really panning out to be a very exciting one in Dublin for garden lovers. It seems to be weekend after weekend of brilliant plant based events. To add to the… Continue reading