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TAHGDC: Creating a Micro-Garden with Succulents

Winter is almost upon us. I am currently trying to find a way to keep my love of all things green going through enjoyment of small Succulent micro gardens during those inclement days. Succulents Succulents and cacti have a lot in common. Members…
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TAHGDC: Japanese Knotweed

Introduced to the UK & Ireland in 1825, Japanese Knotweed was originally grown in gardens for it's attractive & exotic appearance. It wasn’t until some years later that it came into focus that it was becoming an invasive plant and…
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TAH: Garden Visit to Lismore Castle Gardens, Co. Waterford

On a recent trip to Waterford, we took the opportunity to visit the absolutely beautiful town of Lismore, Co.Waterford. Within the town sits the historic surroundings of Lismore Castle and the wonderful Lismore Castle Gardens.  Two distinct…

Graduate Diploma in Garden Design

So I have decided to begin the Postgraduate Diploma Course in Garden Design with the Garden Design Academy of Ireland. I am hopeful that it will help me to develop my garden design skills and technical knowledge of this wondrous profession! Wish…