Tag Archive: Fota House and Gardens

A Tree from the Orient in Cork

On my trip down to Cork last week I stumbled across this great tree while at Fota House and Garden. Catalpa ovata or Chinese  catalpa as the name would suggest is native to Asia but… Continue reading

Car Park or Garden??!

Now I do not normally spend a lot of time looking around car parks, I especially don’t spend a lot of time looking at the plants around them. Normally the planting (if there… Continue reading

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

Beyond The Garden Wall – Fota House and Garden

I am still recovering from my whirlwind trip to Fota House and Gardens and the amount of colour and great plants that I encountered while I was there! Fota is somewhere that I… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday – Through The Garden Gate

A New Rose on the Block?!

After a long summer love affair with some delightful roses, I think I have moved on! Don’t worry though I am sure some lovely roses will creep up on my blog in the… Continue reading