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Gardening with Mary: pleasing plant combinations
Sarah McIntosh
Mary Keenan shares some successful plant pairings from her garden in high summer.
10 July 2024 Gardening
Gardening with Gerry: that old chestnut...
The horse chestnut is widely grown and well-known to most people from their childhood, writes Gerry Daly.
3 July 2024 Gardening
Gardening with Kitty: July in the kitchen garden
It’s summertime and the living is easy but there are still plenty of tasks that need attending to in the kitchen garden, writes Kitty Scully.
Gardening with Gerry: mellow yellow
The tulip tree is part of the Magnolia family with similar flowers in summer, writes Gerry Daly.
26 June 2024 Gardening
Beekeeping with Willie: ‘bees will tear down unwanted queen cells’
At this time of year, weekly checks are necessary to prevent losses through swarming, writes Willie O’Byrne.
19 June 2024 Gardening
Gardening with Mary: the scent of summer
Mary Keenan finds the essence of summer in the sweet scent of mock orange blossom.
19 June 2024 Gardening
Gardening with Gerry: wedding season
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.
12 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.
5 June 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.
29 May 2024 Gardening
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