Tag Archive: Plants

Woodland Beauty

It has been a great season for violets and the woods near my house seem to be speckled with them every where you look. I was also over the moon when I stumbled… Continue reading

Seedling Confusion

I was down the vegetable garden this week and was extremely excited to see seedlings emerging from the ground. It was a great sense of relief when I seen the green shoots starting to emerge… Continue reading

Tulip Festival at Powerscourt

It has been an exciting few days for me and Beyond the Wild Garden. My latest guest blog post for Powerscourt Estate went up online. The post is all about Powerscourt’s annual tulip… Continue reading

Beyond the Wild Garden goes on the Radio

Well today I should have been busy studying away for my exam tomorrow but I got slightly distracted. Today was the very first day that my voice has graced the air waves as… Continue reading

A Day Spent With Art and Plants

One of the highlights of 2012 for me was my many visits to the Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin. One of the best visits I paid to the gardens was in September when the gardens… Continue reading

Golden Girls Moment

On a recent trip to the Botanic Gardens, I had a Golden Girls moment when I walked into one of the palm houses.  For those of you who do not know who the… Continue reading

May Delights

May has not even been here for a full week yet and I have already found some brilliant plant delights that have got the gardener in me very excited! You may remember earlier… 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

Flower Power at the Botanic Garden

I recently went to a talk in the Botanic Gardens given by Walter Jansen. Walter Jansen is the current director of Keukenhof in Holland. He gave a sterling talk about the history and management behind… Continue reading

Coming to the End of a Chapter

May marks the end of an era in my horticultural life. In just a few weeks I will finish my degree in Horticulture, Sportsturf and Landscape management. After four years spent in UCD,… Continue reading