Category Archive: Nature

Wordless Wednesday – Hedgerow Delight

Discovering my hometown

With a lovely new puppy comes the long walks to try and use up some of that pent up energy that they seem store up and ensure it is not focused on digging… Continue reading

A moss covered wall

Sometimes it really is the smallest things that catch your attention while you are out on a walk or pottering around a garden. For me last week the thing that caught my eye… Continue reading

An Adventure with Garlic

During the week I said that the vegetable garden was already showing signs of growth and I was not lying! I was very surprised to see how much the garlic I planted in… Continue reading

A home grown Christmas

While this year our Christmas was not as home grown as I would have liked, it did have one major part that was home grown! I would have loved to be more organised… Continue reading

Changing seasons in the garden

The seasons were changing very gradually for the past few weeks but then in the last few days they changed in a split second and now we are truly in the middle of… Continue reading

A trip to Kilkenny to talk horticulture

This week I got the opportunity to go to Kilkenny to give a talk as part of the UCD Open Day event being held down there. I love going anywhere on a train… Continue reading

A stroll through the trees at Powerscourt

My most recent trip to Powerscourt coincided perfectly with National Tree Day and gave me the perfect opportunity to just focus on the amazing range of trees that the gardens have to boast.… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday – Autumn Fire

Fading Beauty

    It is coming to that time of year when my favourite flowers are starting to fade and disappear for the winter. But even though the colour is starting to fade from… Continue reading