The Gardens of Glenveagh Castle – Rainbows of Rhododendron and Azalea

The Pleasure Gardens In the spring of 2007 and the summer of 2008, I was very blessed to work in the gardens of Glenveagh Castle, set amidst Donegal’s Derryveagh Mountains. The gardens and castle are part of Glenveagh National Park, the second largest national park in Ireland. I like to return at least once a year, to reacquaint myself with The […]

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The Healing Power of Gardening

“There is always Music amongst the trees in the Garden, but our hearts must be very quiet to hear it.” Minnie Aumonier A Blank Canvas I received the keys to my current home in September 2010. Sadly, the garden was very neglected, but it did provide me with a blank canvas.   Anxious to transform my little patch of good earth, […]

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The Gardens of Glenveagh Castle#2

In the spring of 2007 and the summer of 2008, I was incredibly blessed to work in the gardens of Glenveagh Castle. The gardens and castle are part of Glenveagh National Park, the second largest national park in Ireland. On both occasions I felt I was in horticultural heaven! Last September, I shared my experiences of a visit in The Gardens […]

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Donegal- The Coolest Place on the Planet#2

Cows grazing near Dooey Beach Last week, I showcased some of my best photographs of County Donegal, which was recently voted “The coolest place on the planet” by National Geographic Traveller(UK). I feel incredibly blessed to live here. As promised, I am sharing more posts on Donegal. Mullaghderg Beach Walking the Wild Atlantic Way included photographs of both Dooey and Mullaghderg beaches.  There […]

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The Gardens of Glenveagh Castle

The Walled Garden with The Castle in the background In the spring of 2007 and the summer of 2008, I was very blessed to work in the gardens of Glenveagh Castle, set amidst Donegal’s Derryveagh Mountains.  The gardens and castle are part of Glenveagh National Park, the second largest national park in Ireland. There are many gardens within the garden – […]

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