She Must Have Been a Very Quiet Woman!

We left home shortly after eight on Tuesday morning and headed for Birr Castle Gardens with the Head Gardener at the wheel and I at her side with Google Maps on the 'phone to navigate. Birr is not a huge distance from us, a journey of just less than two hours, but it brings us … Continue reading She Must Have Been a Very Quiet Woman!

A Time of Plenty in the Garden.

There is a need for a little extravagance, a need for a treat after the long winter. Christmas is suitable positioned in mid-winter to give us respite from the long weeks of darker and colder weather, a much-appreciated rest and a time to indulge, even over indulge, in the comfort of family company, of good … Continue reading A Time of Plenty in the Garden.

Something a Little Different for St. Patrick’s Day

Certainly, this is something which was beyond my imagination not too many years ago, has only recently become possible and now, suddenly, it is commonplace. I am off this afternoon, virtually, to deliver a gardening talk to the Winchester Garden Club in Maryland, USA! The timing is quite suitable: What will be a lunchtime talk … Continue reading Something a Little Different for St. Patrick’s Day