Tag Archive: Ireland

A sky garden on the ground

When you think of a sky garden, you immediately conjure up ideas of these great floating expanses of plants hovering up among the clouds. And that is exactly what Diarmuid Gavin’s 2011 Chelsea… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday – Over The Lake

Kildare Post Gardening Column – Getting To Work In the Garden

The garden is always a busy place this time of year and this Kildare Post article is about some of the jobs that can be done this week. An edited version of this… Continue reading

Num Num not only bakes she gardens – Hard Work is Paying Off

Time seems to be flying this summer as the lovely Rebecca is back with her fourth guest blog post for Beyond The Wild Garden. You will remember last month rebecca not only shared… Continue reading

The International Garden Centre Congress comes to Ireland

This week is a very exciting time for the Irish horticulture industry as the 56th International Garden Centre Congress came to Ireland. The five day event has seen over 200 delegates from 22… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday – Dahlia Delight

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

Kildare Post Gardening Column – A Hanging Garden of Colour

Can you beat a good hanging basket to add great colour to a garden? I think not. I am a big fan of them in my garden and think they can be used… Continue reading

Kildare Post Gardening Column – Hampton Court Flower Show Highlights

As you know I had a fantastic visit to the Hampton Court Flower Show in London. Here is my recent gardening column that I wrote on the show for the Kildare Post. An… Continue reading

Beyond the Messy Kitchen – Plum and Almond Tart

We found ourselves with a glut of plums in the house this week and instead of letting them go to waste I decided to do some baking. I am a big fan of… Continue reading