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Acers in Autumn

1st September 2020. It’s overcast here in Dungarvan and there has been light overnight mist. Seems like a good time to continue with a few

Hebe ‘Rhubarb AND Custard’

Tuesday, 25th August 2020 I bought three Hebe Rhubarb & Custard plants back in April 2020, and planted them near the roses. They have settled

Japanese Maple Seiryu

My Seiryu is just turning three. Sounds vaguely like a proud dad informing his mates down the pub about his daughter’s upcoming birthday! My Seiryu

Sorbus Acuparia

I hope to care for these lovely trees for quite a while, and leave it to someone else to sit in their shade some fine day long in the future. He or she might even write about it.

Marigold from 2016

This photograph goes way back to the summer of 2016. I cannot remember much about that summer but I remember taking this. It is one

Cheering Up My Monday #7: Shaggy Ink Cap

17th September 2018. Last Thursday I cycled the off-road Waterford Greenway with my wife. We had a fantastic day and a very tasty lunch on

Beauty Berry Profusion

I think profusion is a very lovely word. I had this beautiful shrub until the snow of March 2018. Unfortunately, along with 5 other plants,

First Daffodil

I just had to record this! Can you believe it? First daffodil on November 28th. It’s Narcissus Paperwhite Ziva You can follow my garden updates

Geranium: An Excellent Garden Plant

I have bought geraniums most years, for as long as I can remember because they are one of my favourite flowering plants. I tried growing

Ugly Looking Cactus

This might look like an ugly fecker, but it’s definitely not. It flowered during June, July and August and the tiny flowers were the most

Lady Rozanne in Blue

While many summer plants are very much past their best, the gorgeous Geranium Rozanne is flowering still. Geranium Rozanne is one of the top plants

Four Things You Will Learn About Onions

The onions are safely stored for later in the autumn. We can look forward to stews, shepherd’s pies and roast mixed vegetables (not all together)

Fuchsias

I have a few new fuchsias to add to the collection. 1. Fuchsia Mrs. Popple, (x2) probably one of the most popular. I planted them

Marigolds

Starting off with one of my favourite photos, from 2007! I love growing marigolds. My mam grew them in our garden, as did many others