Category Archive: Spring Plants

Wordless Wednesday – A Spring Arrival

A Golden Beauty with a Dark Side

I think the title of this post is extremely appropriate for this particular tree! It truly is a golden beauty when it is awash with its glorious yellow flowers that droop down like… Continue reading

Tulip Festival at Powerscourt

It has been an exciting few days for me and Beyond the Wild Garden. My latest guest blog post for Powerscourt Estate went up online. The post is all about Powerscourt’s annual tulip… Continue reading

A Visit to the Alpine House

This week I finished my thesis and decided to reward myself with a visit to the National Botanic Gardens. My first stop on this visit was to the Alpine House and Alpine Yard… Continue reading

Spring in the Garden

The sun has been shining for the past few days and the garden has seen an explosion of new growth! It is great to see though as everything is so delayed this year… Continue reading

Waiting on a Garden Visitor

I am slowly growing impatient with my garden! I am in a mood where I do not want to wait for nature to happen at its own speed. I want it to hurry… 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

A Day of Daffodils and Charity

Being a person whose life has been touched by cancer this Friday, the 22nd of March, is an important day. Friday marks the 26th National Daffodil Day in Ireland. The day is used… Continue reading

A Love Affair with Hellebores

I don’t think spring could go by without me talking about hellebores and my love affair with them. What kind of gardener would I be if I didn’t share this with you??! Hellebores, or as… Continue reading

Irish Primroses Go Global

Kennedy Irish Primroses are one of the newest and most exciting plants to be released in Ireland in recent years. The plants have gone from strength to strength since Joe Kennedy, an amateur… Continue reading