Tag Archive: History

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

The Loy – An Early Irish Spade

Each year at Bloom you will find something new and someone new and interesting who has a great story to share. Today it was the people at The Loy Association of Ireland that… 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

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 Piece of Living History

I recently included the photo below of a new shoot on a Irish Yew tree and a few people expressed interest in it so I thought it would be good to do a… Continue reading