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Mary’s Garden: train a laburnum arch
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Is there an early summer sight more glorious than a well-fashioned laburnum arch? Mary Keenan thinks not.
4 May 2022 Gardening
Gardening with Gerry Daly: gorse and cousins
There is no reason not to allow some ‘wild’ gorse to become established on dry banks or on boundary ditches, writes Gerry Daly.
4 May 2022 Features
Experience classical music up close and personal in Wicklow
In 2017 a long-held dream to establish a music festival in his native country was realised by Fiachra Garvey, an Irish pianist of international renown. It’s back for 2022, writes Leo Powell.
In the garden with Gerry Daly: snowy mespilus and wasabi
Gerry Daly discusses snowy mespilus, wasabi and the jobs to get done in the garden this week.
27 April 2022 Gardening
In the garden with Gerry Daly: Lenten rose
Gerry Daly discusses the Lenten rose, frost damage in flowers and the jobs to get done in the garden this week
6 April 2022 Gardening
In the Garden with Gerry Daly: Darwin’s barberry
This week, Gerry Daly discusses the spring or Darwin’s berberis, named after Charles Darwin who developed the theory of evolution.
30 March 2022 Gardening
In the garden with Gerry Daly: golden mimosa
Gerry Daly discusses acacia, taking out rockery weeds and the jobs to get done in the garden this week.
23 March 2022 Gardening
There’s a tree for every situation
We are all being encouraged to plant more trees and every garden is big enough to grow at least one tree, you just need to select the right one, writes Mary Keenan
23 March 2022 Gardening
There is no set rule to creating the perfect patio
Want a room outdoors? Fiona Alston takes a look at the many things you can pull together to create the perfect patio area in your garden.
23 March 2022 Gardening
To fence to wall or to create a green boundary?
Irene Bermingham speaks to gardener and landscaper Arthur O’Meara, about the all-important garden boundary features; from greenery and timber fencing to beloved stone walls.
23 March 2022 Gardening
No till and cover cropping key to the regenerative garden
The prospect of abandoning digging is music to the ears of any gardener. However, ‘no-dig’ gardening is not ‘no-work’ gardening. Head gardener at Airfield Estate Colm O’Driscoll explains all.
23 March 2022 Gardening
In the Garden with Gerry Daly: Fragrant flower
There is plenty to do in the garden this week. Chief among the jobs is to sow vegetable seeds, writes Gerry Daly.
15 March 2022 Gardening