The Garden in May 2018

The garden has truly blossomed this month, and I have delighted in spending LOTS of time outside. I have enjoyed the scent of the Apple blossom from my late father’s garden bench.   And the view along the garden, including the flowering of these Alliums:   Yellow Narcissus “Sun Disc” companions have complemented their purple hues: Pink, purple, blue and […]

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Bloom

I visited “Bloom” in Dublin’s Phoenix Park in early June this year – a little while after it’s English cousin “Chelsea” inspired millions of horticultural enthusiasts around the globe. A local bus company took myself and a party of keen Donegal gardeners to our Irish floral heaven, and back home again – all in one day. The floral marquee was […]

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Flowers in Bloom – Candelabra Primula

Orange and Cerise Candelabra Primula coming into bloom with central Iris Siberica  –  The Pond is hiding behind them! Although I live very close to the sea, I do not have a view of the mighty Atlantic Ocean from my home.  I remedied this somewhat by building a wildlife pond, which I can enjoy from my bright pink garden seat! The newly […]

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