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My Donegal Garden – May 2020

My poor plants have endured a long drought and a storm this past month, but happily they are still standing. Views Across The Garden Despite the lack of rain, there has been a huge spurt in growth: In last month’s garden post I focused on Tulips and and shade loving plants. This month includes more information on Aquilegia and Alliums […]

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Spring Garden Break

I am taking a little time out to enjoy the terrific spring weather, catching up on my reading list and pottering in my garden… Back blogging on 20 May. Brigid P. Gallagher is a retired natural medicines therapist, passionate organic gardener and author of “Watching the Daisies- Life lessons on the Importance of Slow,” a holistic memoir dedicated to the art of mindfulness and […]

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Donegal – A Place Called Home

Donegal has always felt like home, despite spending the first 45 years of my life in Scotland. It is a heart thing. My childhood summers were spent here in Ireland, at my maternal grandfather’s or grandja’s home, which overlooked Mullaghderg Lake – far away from shops, in days when most people grew their own vegetables, and reared chickens and cows. […]

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