Kate Durrant writes: No Mow May
For Kate Durrant, “No Mow May” is a much welcome license to be lazy; while doing her bit for nature.
10 May 2023 Gardening
Mary Keenan's Garden Diary: mind the gaps
Gaps in your garden? Mary Keenan shares her top tips on how to fill them.
20 April 2023 Gardening
It's time to tame your overgrown garden
Taking back control of an overgrown garden might seem impossible, but with the right methods and tools you can restore order.
Mary’s Garden Diary: growing acid-loving plants in an alkaline garden
Do you wish to grow acid-loving plants, but have alkaline soil in your garden? Don't despair. Mary Keenan has this advice and more.
5 April 2023 Features
Margaret Leahy: slugs are a great conversation starter
What's holding you back from growing your own food? This could be your year, writes Margaret Leahy.
5 April 2023 Features
Your kids are always watching you... and imitating you
As the weather warms and the garden grows, being outdoors is the best place to spend your "me" time - not just for you, but for the whole family. Janine Kennedy writes.
5 April 2023 Features
Magnificent magnolia at Mount Congreve
A visit to Mount Congreve in Waterford following a €7 million re-development reminds Mary Keenan of the importance of planting trees for future generations
8 March 2023 Gardening
Mary Keenan’s Garden Diary: break for the border
The spring tidy-up is well under way this month in Mary Keenan’s garden.
8 February 2023 Gardening
Gardening: festive foliage, foraging and bird-watching
From making a “birdscaping” plan to foraging for a festive wreath, there's lots happening in the garden in December, writes Mary Keenan.
7 December 2022 Gardening