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Mary’s Garden: train a laburnum arch
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Is there an early summer sight more glorious than a well-fashioned laburnum arch? Mary Keenan thinks not.
15 March 2022 Gardening
In the Garden with Gerry Daly: Fragrant flower
There is plenty to do in the garden this week. Chief among the jobs is to sow vegetable seeds, writes Gerry Daly.
16 February 2022 Gardening
In the Garden with Gerry Daly: winter-flowering cherry
A very eye-catching plant, Gerry Daly discusses the winter- and autumn-flowering cherry tree.
In the Garden with Gerry Daly: early rhododendrons
This week, Gerry Daly discusses the varieties of rhododendrons and the value they can add to your garden.
26 January 2022 Gardening
In the garden with Gerry Daly: sunny sunflower
Gerry Daly looks at the sunflowers, fennel and the jobs to get done in the garden this week.
29 September 2021 Gardening
In the garden with Gerry Daly: evening primrose
Gerry Daly looks at evening primrose, managing self-sown seedlings and the jobs to get done in the garden this week
7 July 2021 Gardening
Blooming beautiful
It was a case of family tradition and personal passion coming together that started Julie Power growing wild flowers and establishing Blooming Native to sell their seed, writes Mairead Lavery.
19 May 2021 Gardening
In the garden with Gerry Daly: slinky shapes
Trees of weeping or drooping habit bring a touch of a certain elegance and style to the garden, especially in autumn, but are always very striking when seen, writes Gerry Daly.
14 October 2020 Gardening
In the garden with Gerry Daly: wonderful windflower
With the summer of sunshine and showers, the Japanese windflower, always excellent, has surpassed itself in beauty this year, writes Gerry Daly.
2 September 2020 Gardening
Mairead's country garden favourites: Japanese anemones
Just as everything in the garden is going to pot, along comes the Japanese anemone to save the day writes Mairead Lavery.
2 September 2020 Gardening
Mairead’s country garden favourites
Astrantia – why we should see more of this non-demanding plant in our gardens.
26 August 2020 Gardening
Mairead's Country Garden Favourites: polyanthus and primulas
There's nothing like a bright bunch of beautiful flowers to cheer up a dull winter's day
12 August 2020 Gardening