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Gardening with Mary: the scent of summer
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Mary Keenan finds the essence of summer in the sweet scent of mock orange blossom.
A week in the Country
Find out what caught the eye of the Irish Country Living team this week.
5 June 2024 Gardening
Gardening with Gerry: lovely Libertia leads the way
Renowned botanist Marie-Ann Libert left a lasting legacy in the plant world with a stunning flower named in her honour, writes Gerry Daly.
A week in the country
Find out what caught the eye of the Irish Country Living team this week.
A week in the country
Find out what caught the eye of the Irish Country Living team this week.
Meet the Maker: Corrina Earlie
In this week’s Meet the Maker, Grace Hanna chats to painter Corrina Earlie about her new series 'heliotropic' which draws its name from the phenomenon of plants turning towards the sunlight.
1 May 2024 Craft
Kitty’s Kitchen Garden: sowing the seeds of love this April
As part of a new monthly column on vegetable growing in Ireland, Kitty Scully will be guiding us on growing a thriving kitchen garden.
3 April 2024 Gardening
Gardening with Gerry: soak up the benefits
After months of near-constant rain, gardens and farmland have rarely been so wet and it has been difficult to carry out seasonal activities. Here, Gerry Daly discusses strategies for a wet garden.
27 March 2024 Gardening
Gardening with Gerry: star of the south
Like many South American plants, begonias are very intensely coloured, mostly in shades of orange, red and yellow to attract pollinating hummingbirds.
20 March 2024 Gardening
Meet the Makers: Kelly O’Sullivan and Stephen Daly
In this week’s Meet the Maker, Grace Hanna interviews owners of The Flowersmith Studio & Micro Flower Farm, the creative passion of Kelly O’Sullivan and Stephen Daly.
20 March 2024 Craft
Favourite flower of Marie Antoinette
Dahlia is part of the daisy family and can come in a wide variety of bright colours and shapes.
6 March 2024 Gardening
Gardening with Gerry: scent of spring
Sweet box is a durable, tough little plant, attracting a variety of wildlife and pollinators including birds and bees, writes Gerry Daly.
21 February 2024 Gardening