Tag Archive: 2012

A Day Spent With Art and Plants

One of the highlights of 2012 for me was my many visits to the Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin. One of the best visits I paid to the gardens was in September when the gardens… Continue reading

A Visit to a Victorian Walled Garden

Dublin is a great city to gain gardening inspiration. One of the best places to gain inspiration for vegetables and growing them has to be the Victorian walled garden in the Phoenix Park.… Continue reading

A Bad Year for Blackberries

2012 was a terrible year for Blackberries, Rubus fruticosus. The poor weather meant there was not nearly as many fruit. The fruit that normally appears like blackened jewels on brambles that twist their… Continue reading

Bloom 2012 – An adventure in a horticultural playground

Although I was working while I was at Bloom this year, I did find a few stolen moments to meander around the tents and show gardens that were dotted around the Phoenix Park,… Continue reading