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Gardening with Gerry: wedding season
Gerry Daly
The wedding cake viburnum is in full flower these days, and with its tiered, layered branches it is quite a sight to see, writes Gerry Daly.
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.
29 May 2024 Gardening
Gardening with Kitty: regain the plot
Midsummer is fast approaching and there are plenty of tasks that need tending and seeds to be sown in your kitchen garden, writes Kitty Scully.
Editorial: blooming inspiration
For nearly six decades, the previous owners of our home nurtured and cared for our beautiful garden, and I feel we must continue their legacy, writes Ciara Leahy.
29 May 2024 Editorial
Show gardens that speak volumes
Each garden at Bloom tells a story and the concepts this year are strongly centred around family and health. Grace Hanna checks out some of the spectacular show gardens.
29 May 2024 Gardening
Gardening with Gerry: branching out with ‘Red Robin’
If you’re looking to add some vibrant colour and year-round interest to your garden, the ‘Red Robin’ can tranform your outdoor space, writes Gerry Daly.
22 May 2024 Gardening
Gardening with Gerry: azaleas allure
There are thousands of varieties to choose from, with azalea colours ranging from pinks and purples to oranges and yellows, writes Gerry Daly.
15 May 2024 Gardening
Gardening with Gerry: summer Magnolia
Summer magnolias are just showing leaves and swelling their flower buds as we head into the next season, writes Gerry Daly.
8 May 2024 Gardening
Gardening with Kitty: salad days
Jobs to do in an organic kitchen garden can be exhausting but exciting, writes Kitty Scully.
1 May 2024 Gardening
Beekeeping with Willie: Asian Hornet
The humble honeybee (or beekeeper) is no match for the highly aggressive Asian Hornet, writes Willie O’Byrne.
24 April 2024 Gardening
Gardening with Gerry: fern-tastic delights
When choosing ferns for the garden, provide the right conditions — light shade and moist soil that is very well drained are important, writes Gerry Daly.
24 April 2024 Gardening
10 blooming great garden centres
With the recent improvement in weather, there is no better time to check out these garden centres, writes Dee Laffan.
24 April 2024 Living Life