Tag Archive: Plants

Beyond The Garden Wall – Royal Hospital Kilmainham

As I became more and more interested in garden design and in garden history, every time I talked to someone I heard whispers of Royal Hospital Kilmainham. Every time I wondered why everyone… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday – Down Stream

Sweet Pea Dreams

To spread some cheer on a Monday morning, I decided to share an ultimate summer flower with you all. I don’t think you can have summer without mountains and mountains of sweet pea.… Continue reading

Summing Up Four Gardens with One Flower

As  a plant addict, this week has been one of my all time favourite weeks! I have got to go to not one,two or three gardens but four! Yes, I have truly overdosed… Continue reading

A Coastal Giant

For the past few weeks I have been extremely fascinated with this gigantic coastal plant. I first stumbled across it in Howth but have since seen it in Wexford and Cork. I think… Continue reading

Car Park or Garden??!

Now I do not normally spend a lot of time looking around car parks, I especially don’t spend a lot of time looking at the plants around them. Normally the planting (if there… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday – Flowers and Butterflies

Supporting Wildlife

Wildlife and gardens really do go hand in hand…. well in my eyes they do anyway! This is why I am on a mission in my own garden to introduce a lot more… Continue reading

Science and Gardens

My last trip to the Botanic Gardens was extremely eventful. I finally got to see a new art installation in the gardens that I have heard a good deal about in the past… Continue reading

Beyond The Garden Wall – Fota House and Garden

I am still recovering from my whirlwind trip to Fota House and Gardens and the amount of colour and great plants that I encountered while I was there! Fota is somewhere that I… Continue reading