Category Archive: Flowers

A Tree from the Orient in Cork

On my trip down to Cork last week I stumbled across this great tree while at Fota House and Garden. Catalpa ovata or Chinese  catalpa as the name would suggest is native to Asia but… Continue reading

Summing Up Four Gardens with One Flower

As  a plant addict, this week has been one of my all time favourite weeks! I have got to go to not one,two or three gardens but four! Yes, I have truly overdosed… Continue reading

Car Park or Garden??!

Now I do not normally spend a lot of time looking around car parks, I especially don’t spend a lot of time looking at the plants around them. Normally the planting (if there… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday – Flowers and Butterflies

Faded But Still Interesting

You will remember a few weeks ago I was talking about the great colour that poppies add to a flower bed. Well I am afraid to report that the colour is starting to… Continue reading

A Visit to the Rose Garden at The Botanic Gardens

So yes my love affair with roses still burns strong and last week I was treated to a great display of them in the Botanic Gardens. I went on an extremely warm sunny… Continue reading