It’s a Blooming Sad Story!

I enjoyed my day at Bloom this year, a very pleasant day, some very good gardens, some nice plants purchased to bring home, met and chatted with friends but there were also reasons to grumble – perhaps gardeners are a grumbling lot! Some gardeners/horticulturalists of my acquaintance, amateur and professional, have expressed a disappointment with … Continue reading It’s a Blooming Sad Story!

Éireannach – Celebrating Native Plants of Ireland

Éireannach – Celebrating Native Plants of Ireland The short history of the Irish Society of Botanical Artists (established in 2014) is one of boundless ambition and super achievement and their latest project has topped everything to date. Their first undertaking was “Aibítir – The Irish Alphabet in Botanical Art”, an exhibition portraying a selection of … Continue reading Éireannach – Celebrating Native Plants of Ireland