Category Archive: Garden

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

A harvest of purple

The weekend just gone was a rather productive one if I do say so myself! Saturday was spent getting all those jobs done that I have not had the time to do and… 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

Num Num not only bakes she gardens – Hard Work is Paying Off

Time seems to be flying this summer as the lovely Rebecca is back with her fourth guest blog post for Beyond The Wild Garden. You will remember last month rebecca not only shared… Continue reading

Kildare Post Column – Getting to Grips with Houseplants

The week this article came out in the Kildare Post marked my 30th and 31st gardening columns with the newspaper. When I realised this I was a bit shocked! It has been a… Continue reading

The International Garden Centre Congress comes to Ireland

This week is a very exciting time for the Irish horticulture industry as the 56th International Garden Centre Congress came to Ireland. The five day event has seen over 200 delegates from 22… 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