Getting to Work in the Garden This Month

With somewhat good weather at the moment and longer evening it is a good time to get out in the garden and get some serious gardening done. It is very easy leave jobs… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday – Garden Helper

Dahlia Delight

People are used to having guilty pleasures. Be it a bar of chocolate or watching tv at night. For gardeners however guilty pleasures tend to be plants. And mine is dahlias. While many… Continue reading

Hampton Court Flower Show – Floral Marquee highlights

This vlog is from my recent trip over to London to visit Hampton Court Flower Show. This was my second visit to the show and it was a busy day full of great… Continue reading

A Visit To The British Museum

When I come to London I like to get as much sightseeing done as possible and I love to go to museums. One of my favourite museums to visit (and there are a… Continue reading

Off to London

The next few days are going to be extremely fun forΒ this Horti as I am off to London! The main reason for the trip is to visit Hampton Court Flower Show on Monday… Continue reading

The First Artichoke

With a vegetable garden if you neglect it, even for just 10 days, you can end up with a big task onΒ your hands to clean it up and get it back into the… Continue reading

A visit to the Botanic Gardens

It has been a long time since I spent an afternoon at the Botanic Gardens in Dublin but this weekend I got to spend a sun filled afternoon exploring the greenhouses and gardens… Continue reading

Plant Highlights from Bloom

While some people go to Bord Bia’s Bloom festival for food and family fun, I go for the plants and gardens. One of my favourite things to do is to talk around the… Continue reading

Bloom Show Garden Highlights

Bloom has just finished its five day run of plants, gardens and food in the Phoenix Park Dublin. With approximately 100,000 visitors even the mixed weather could not turn visitors away from heading… Continue reading