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BOTANICAL LIFESTYLE by LEONIE CORNELIUS

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Inspiring Stories in the Press

The playful garden

Great gardens reflect the people that create them. This statement is something which I think of every time I visit a new garden. Particularly those…

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WILD & FREE- Native hedgerows series Part 4

Why our roadside perennials make more than just pretty borders Thought you knew the plants that grow on our roadsides? Well, I certainly thought I…

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TEMPTING TEXTURES- Native hedgerows series Part 3

Embracing the grassy wilderness in our landscapes and gardens The landscape of Ireland is fascinating one to study with its many different geographical habitats. From…

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GREAT HEIGHTS- Native hedgerows series Part 2

Celebrating the great Irish hedgerow Is there a more ubiquitous element of the Irish landscape than the hedgerow? That softly mounding linear dissection of our fields,…

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DEEP ROOTS- Native hedgerows series Part 1

Take some time to admire our valuable native trees and shrubs and see how they shape our landscape Who doesn’t love our landscape in Summer?…

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Creative Containers-Plant your own Summer

It's time. Looking out my window today at the streaming May rain day I decided to give up on waiting for Summer vibes to come…

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DESIGN STORIES

CREATIVE STORIES FOR THE HOME GARDEN AND LIVING

Golden GOALs

Collaboration. What better way than working with other people to get ideas and creativity flowing? In the past ten years of running my own business…

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News | A wild Atlantic collaboration

I am so excited to announce that award-winning jeweller and goldsmith, Martina Hamilton, has asked me to be her brand ambassador as she launches five…

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Dream Garden Course @The Model Sligo

Design your Dream Garden - Saturday 25 November 2017 Autumn is the ideal time to start designing your garden! This intensive one day workshop helps…

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Everyone has a Dream -the show garden

For anyone that had the pleasure of visiting Bloom in the park this year I think you'll agree with me that it was an absolutely…

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Bloom Competition | win a signed book and a Martina Hamilton pendant

Earlier in the year we collaborated on a wonderful photo shoot with the talented jewellery designer Martina Hamilton on Edenreagh Strand in north Sligo. The photographer…

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Dreaming of Gardens | Exploring creative space

"Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are”. Alfred Austin’s very apt quote is a wonderful starting point to consider when…

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