Gardening: celebrating the arrival of the February blossoms
This month we concentrate on our rose bushes, with pruning the main task for the weeks ahead, writes Mary Keenan.
17 January 2024 Features
Beekeeping with Willie: honeybees are reliant on nectar-producing flowers
Variety is the spice of life - and this is especially true if you are a honeybee collecting nectar and pollen, writes beekeeper Willie O'Byrne.
3 January 2024 Gardening
Renewed energy
Although much of the garden is still in winter dormancy, January is a pivotal month for planning and preparing for the growing season to come so make good use of this quiet time.
Gardening with Gerry: brightening the last days of autumn
The Golden daisy bush can tolerate light frost and is very easy to grow. The flowers are very pretty and lively, writes Gerry Daly.
29 November 2023 Gardening
Farmer Writes: Wisteria could wreck your house and your marriage
Gerald Potterton writes that the real beauty of a wisteria is not to have one on your own house, but to appreciate it on a stately home like Borris House.
8 November 2023 News
Going out in a blaze of glory
Before the leaves start to turn, a surge of floral energy re-energises the garden. Mary Keenan writes.
6 September 2023 Gardening
Gardening: I'm walking on sunshine
The sunflower is a well loved plant and for many worthy reasons, writes Gerry Daly.
30 August 2023 Gardening