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The First Artichoke

With a vegetable garden if you neglect it, even for just 10 days, you can end up with a big task on 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

Carlow Garden Festival – Gardens, Plants and Meeting Idols

Last weekend was one that was full of garden visits, great plants and meeting some of my gardening idols. All of this came thanks to the Carlow Garden Festival. The ten day festival sees… Continue reading

Succulent Love

      Succulents are something that I have really only grown interested in over the last year or so. Before this I would see them in garden centres and just think ‘eh… Continue reading

RHS Hampton Court Plant Highlight Part One

The RHS Hampton Court Flower Show was literally packed to the rafters with plants. I did think about sharing one big ‘Plant Highlight’ post but once I looked at the number of photos… Continue reading

Plant highlights from Bloom Day Two

Day two at Bloom proved just as successful with great plant finds! Needless to say my plans not to spend too much money on plants has gone out the window! First up is… Continue reading