January and a New Start!

Waterford, south-east Ireland, 16th January 2021 These last few days have been beautifully dry and mild and we have been able to get out into the garden. Each day's walk-around tell me that the plants are into growth for each days shows changes from the day before. At this time of the year, I am … Continue reading January and a New Start!

July – December: A Photographic Review of the Year in the Garden, Part 2.

Waterford, southeast Ireland, 9th. January 2021 It is that time of year when we look backward with fondness and forward in hope and, when the garden is presently bare, it is encouraging to view again the days when it was full and lush, when the sun shone and all looked fresh and alive. Those days … Continue reading July – December: A Photographic Review of the Year in the Garden, Part 2.

A Photographic Review of the Year in the Garden, Part 1

Waterford, southeast Ireland. 2 January 2021 Here we are into the New Year, 2021. The Roman god, Janus, was generally depicted as being two-headed or two-faced, one looking forward and the other backward. I suppose we all look forward and hope that the coming year will be better than the last and, given the track … Continue reading A Photographic Review of the Year in the Garden, Part 1

Books I’ve Enjoyed this Year.

CLICK ON THE PHOTOGRAPH ABOVE TO READ MORE: It has been a good year for gardening book and these are those which appealed most to me: https://anirishgardener.wordpress.com/2020/11/09/the-penny-drops-eventually/ https://anirishgardener.wordpress.com/2020/12/04/sceitse/ https://anirishgardener.wordpress.com/2020/07/14/dining-on-the-long-acre-the-wild-food-plants-of-ireland/ https://anirishgardener.wordpress.com/2020/11/05/for-the-love-of-snowdrops/ https://anirishgardener.wordpress.com/2020/09/24/britains-orchids-a-new-book/ https://anirishgardener.wordpress.com/2020/10/24/sissinghurst-the-dream-garden/ https://anirishgardener.wordpress.com/2020/10/17/on-psyches-lawn-the-gardens-at-plaz-metaxu/ https://anirishgardener.wordpress.com/2020/08/21/not-once-but-twice/ https://anirishgardener.wordpress.com/2020/07/31/flowers-wild-and-garden/ https://anirishgardener.wordpress.com/2020/12/24/a-year-at-brandywine-cottage/