Category Archive: Nature

I have strawberries growing in my apple tree. Do you?

Yes you read the title of this post correctly! I have strawberries growing in my apple tree! And no it is not some sort of science experiment gone wrong …. it was intentional!… Continue reading

A postcard snap of Irish Gardens at Bloom

The postcard gardens at Bloom are a relatively new addition to the festival. In their second year now they offer amateur gardeners and gardening groups in Ireland an opportunity to showcase their skills… Continue reading

The Loy – An Early Irish Spade

Each year at Bloom you will find something new and someone new and interesting who has a great story to share. Today it was the people at The Loy Association of Ireland that… Continue reading

Num Num not only bakes she gardens – Getting Started

This is Rebecca‘s second guest blog post for Beyond The Wild Garden and she is continuing on with her adventure of growing fruit and vegetables for her family. Her first post where she explained… Continue reading

Gardening Made Better and Easier by Gerry Daly at Bloom

One of the big pulling factors to Bloom each year for garden lovers like myself is the fountain of garden knowledge that is simply around every corner that you turn! One of the… Continue reading

Plant highlights from Bloom Day Two

Day two at Bloom proved just as successful with great plant finds! Needless to say my plans not to spend too much money on plants has gone out the window! First up is… 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