A North American Cracker!

Mount Usher, in Co. Wicklow, is often referred to as Ireland’s most romantic garden and as an especially good example of a Robinsonian garden. For me it is a beautiful garden to visit at any time of the year but I particularly like to visit in spring for the carpet of blue from Scilla biflora … Continue reading A North American Cracker!

A Paid Performance!

Visitors to the house today were surprised and delighted to see a number of wild pheasants in the garden. To see one would have been a treat, one said, but to see a group was exceptional. It was an everyday occurrence for me. When I draw the bedroom curtains they are outside, watching and waiting. … Continue reading A Paid Performance!