Precious Daisy -An ode to the humble flower

Did you know that the daisy is one flower which grows everywhere in the world…

Master of Jewels | Garden advice from Jimi Blake

Get inspired by master plantsman Jimi Blake and plant your own border of jewels I…

The playful garden

Great gardens reflect the people that create them. This statement is something which I think…

WILD & FREE- Native hedgerows series Part 4

Why our roadside perennials make more than just pretty borders Thought you knew the plants…

TEMPTING TEXTURES- Native hedgerows series Part 3

Embracing the grassy wilderness in our landscapes and gardens The landscape of Ireland is fascinating…

GREAT HEIGHTS- Native hedgerows series Part 2

Celebrating the great Irish hedgerow Is there a more ubiquitous element of the Irish landscape than…

DEEP ROOTS- Native hedgerows series Part 1

Take some time to admire our valuable native trees and shrubs and see how they…

Creative Containers-Plant your own Summer

It’s time. Looking out my window today at the streaming May rain day I decided…

Happy self-seeders

There is something immensely satisfying about planting a flower that self seeds easily. Allowing plants…

Garden Fireworks

One of my earliest memories as a child is being awestruck by the beauty of…