Tag Archive: Native

A Garden Escapee

With the past week being so damp and over-cast and you’d be surprised to find any shred of brightness in the garden. Luckily you would be wrong and there are a few delights… Continue reading

Plant Focus – Lords and Ladies

Lords and Ladies, Arum maculatum, is a native Irish plant that I first noticed one autumn when I saw spikes of red, almost holly like, berries sticking out of the ground. I must admit I… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday – Native Beauty

Discovering an Odd Plant

On a recent trip to Castletown I decided to go explore the part of the grounds that run along the banks of the river liffey.  As it was a lovely day I thought… Continue reading

A Love Affair with Hellebores

I don’t think spring could go by without me talking about hellebores and my love affair with them. What kind of gardener would I be if I didn’t share this with you??! Hellebores, or as… Continue reading

A Lesser Celandine Speckled Floor

Spring has only officially started a few days but yet again I have more sightings of native plants to report! This time, while I was out for a walk in the rare Irish… Continue reading

Irish Primroses Go Global

Kennedy Irish Primroses are one of the newest and most exciting plants to be released in Ireland in recent years. The plants have gone from strength to strength since Joe Kennedy, an amateur… Continue reading