Tag Archive: Kildare

Wordless Wednesday – Hedgerow Delight

Discovering my hometown

With a lovely new puppy comes the long walks to try and use up some of that pent up energy that they seem store up and ensure it is not focused on digging… Continue reading

Garden Blogger Hall of Fame – Please Vote Beyond The Wild Garden

Just when I thought my week couldn’t get any better it just did! On the back of being nominated in six different categories at the Blog Awards Ireland I got some very exciting… Continue reading

My Garden Visitor Finally Arrives

You will remember awhile back, I told you all I was waiting on a garden visitor. Well it has finally arrived with a tremendous fanfare of excitement and colour! The peony roses in my… Continue reading

A Bad Year for Blackberries

2012 was a terrible year for Blackberries, Rubus fruticosus. The poor weather meant there was not nearly as many fruit. The fruit that normally appears like blackened jewels on brambles that twist their… Continue reading

Down on the Harbour and Childhood Memories

The perks of living in a small town along the Royal Canal are endless! Not just its general beauty but it has the ability to turn an ordinary Saturday into magical Saturday! Today my… 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

Gunnera tinctoria – The Horror Plant

Gunnera tinctoria, more commonly known as Giant rhubarb is a native plant to South America. The plant has become an extremely invasive plant in Ireland and most of Europe. It can commonly be… Continue reading

St Patrick – A Saint, a Gardener and a Grandfather

It is St Patrick’s Day today so I want to wish you all a very Happy St Patrick’s Day. For me and my family St Patrick’s Day holds a special place in our… Continue reading

A Winter Wonderland in March

This morning I woke up to find a generous sprinkling of snow all around. I must admit it brought the child out in me and I was flooded with childhood memories of building… Continue reading