TAHDGC: Espresso Gardening tips with spent coffee grounds

Time to stop throwing away those espresso grounds when you are done with them and use them for Espresso Gardening. With a little bit of creativity, here are 5 ways your coffee grounds can be put to further use long after you have got your caffeine…
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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…
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TAH: August Gardening Jobs

Here are your jobs for August 2017! You should take particular care to keep yourself hydrated but also remember that any Bird Baths/static water sources you have will quickly evaporate or become full of algae growth during summer. Ensure…
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TAHGDC: 5 steps to get FREE Lavender plants!

Anybody who has been to my garden in Tipperary knows that I have at least six different varieties of Lavender growing in among my planting areas. From Hiddecote to English, French to Munstead, there is a Lavender plant for every garden and it…
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TAH – July Gardening Jobs

Bit later than usual but such is the way with Summer at The Angry Hedgehog towers! The weather over the last few weeks has been a little bit mixed with dry weather and downpours coming through! However that does not mean that your plants are…

Why 'The Angry Hedgehog'??

Where did The Angry Hedgehog come from? Partly, this is a throwback to my youth when I played a bit too much Sonic the Hedgehog on my Sega Megadrive. When coming to choose the name The Angry Hedgehog I was drawn to going back over my life…

TAH - June Gardening Jobs

It's June which means, in Ireland at least there is a hope for some weltering sunshine! While this is good news for us in the garden, our plants need the attention too. Here are some flower jobs to keep you going this month! Plant out…
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2017 Chelsea Flower Show Winner!

It's Chelsea Flower Show week. If you want something to cheer up your day, have a look at this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show winner; A Gold Medal, Best in Show and Best Construction . Triple feat! It is just sublime with cascading humongous…

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…

Summer Blooms!

Our Dahlias are simply blooming this year! So much so I have been able to bring some in for indoor use!