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Gardening with Gerry: branching out with ‘Red Robin’
Gerry Daly
If you’re looking to add some vibrant colour and year-round interest to your garden, the ‘Red Robin’ can tranform your outdoor space, writes Gerry Daly.
15 May 2024 Gardening
Gardening with Gerry: azaleas allure
There are thousands of varieties to choose from, with azalea colours ranging from pinks and purples to oranges and yellows, writes Gerry Daly.
8 May 2024 Gardening
Gardening with Gerry: summer Magnolia
Summer magnolias are just showing leaves and swelling their flower buds as we head into the next season, writes Gerry Daly.
Gardening with Kitty: salad days
Jobs to do in an organic kitchen garden can be exhausting but exciting, writes Kitty Scully.
1 May 2024 Gardening
Beekeeping with Willie: Asian Hornet
The humble honeybee (or beekeeper) is no match for the highly aggressive Asian Hornet, writes Willie O’Byrne.
24 April 2024 Gardening
Gardening with Gerry: fern-tastic delights
When choosing ferns for the garden, provide the right conditions — light shade and moist soil that is very well drained are important, writes Gerry Daly.
24 April 2024 Gardening
10 blooming great garden centres
With the recent improvement in weather, there is no better time to check out these garden centres, writes Dee Laffan.
24 April 2024 Living Life
Gifts for the green thumb
Whether you are looking to buy a gift for the gardener in your life or need a few more tools to help you along the way, these accessories will add style, writes Grace Hanna.
24 April 2024 Gardening
Laois gardening festival grows roots
Described as ‘Electric Picnic meets Gardeners’ World’, the Festival of Gardens and Nature is a new Co Laois event with an impressive line-up of experts, writes Olivia Hamilton.
17 April 2024 Living Life
Gardening with Mary: peak season for plant fairs
Keen gardeners can never get enough of hunting out some gems at plant fairs and there are lots of gaps to be filled due to months of water-logged soil, writes Mary Keenan.
17 April 2024 Gardening
Gardening with Gerry: striking Sycamore
People are often surprised to learn that the sycamore is not a native tree, and yet it has found its home in many large gardens in the countyside, writes Gerry Daly
10 April 2024 Gardening
Kitty’s Kitchen Garden: sowing the seeds of love this April
As part of a new monthly column on vegetable growing in Ireland, Kitty Scully will be guiding us on growing a thriving kitchen garden.
3 April 2024 Gardening