Category Archive: Nature

April Challenge – Street Planting Done Right

While heading into the Botanic Gardens this weekend, I was struck with how spectacular the street planters look on the street leading to the gardens. The large wooden planters have great specimen Photinia x fraseri ‘Red… Continue reading

April Challenge – Nectarine Blossom

For this April blog post and the next few there will be a strong botanical feel to them! I had a great excursion today to the National Botanic Gardens in Glasnevin Dublin. To me it… Continue reading

April Challenge – Flowers in the Air

Okay for my second post of this April challenge I think it is fitting to have this one dedicated to one of my all-time favourite trees! The majestic cherry blossom is one of… Continue reading

Wood Anemones Come to Say Hello

Now that the snow of March is behind us and the sunshine of April is falling upon us the forest floor is awash of colour . The sun makes the dusky of blue… Continue reading

The April Blogging Challenge Begins

So I am jumping on the bandwagon with the April Blogging Challenge started by The Newfarmerette. With some encouragement from Miss Belle over at  LIMMSTER I have decided to get going with the challenge. It… Continue reading

The Week of Two Seasons in One

This week has been a week of very mixed weather… that may be an understatement…… it was more the week of two seasons in one week! The start of the week seen a… Continue reading

A Trip Down Memory Lane

Last week I went to visit my aunt and uncle in county Meath. They live in my mum’s childhood home which is in the heart of the countryside just outside the town of… Continue reading

A Winter Wonderland in March

This morning I woke up to find a generous sprinkling of snow all around. I must admit it brought the child out in me and I was flooded with childhood memories of building… Continue reading

A Piece of Living History

I recently included the photo below of a new shoot on a Irish Yew tree and a few people expressed interest in it so I thought it would be good to do a… Continue reading