Tag Archive: Flower

Faded But Still Interesting

You will remember a few weeks ago I was talking about the great colour that poppies add to a flower bed. Well I am afraid to report that the colour is starting to… Continue reading

A Visit to the Rose Garden at The Botanic Gardens

So yes my love affair with roses still burns strong and last week I was treated to a great display of them in the Botanic Gardens. I went on an extremely warm sunny… Continue reading

Pink Lady

  I was on a quick walk around UCD when I wandered in to the wall garden that is associated with Belfield House. As I walked around the rather traditional walled garden that… Continue reading

Please Don’t Forget Me

Forget-me-not’s have held a special place in my heart for the last number of years and this week I finally got the chance to take some photos of the flowers to share with… Continue reading

Plant of the Moment

I have a number of plants that I am in love with at the moment but the best has to be Solanum Crispum Glasnevin. Now I will be the first one to admit,… 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

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

Have I not seen you before?!

Centranthus ruber, commonly called Red Valerian is an extremely common plant in Dublin. It is an introduced plant to Ireland that has become naturalised here. It is originally from the Mediterranean. First brought… Continue reading

A Lesser Celandine Speckled Floor

Spring has only officially started a few days but yet again I have more sightings of native plants to report! This time, while I was out for a walk in the rare Irish… Continue reading