Spring In Ireland April 2020 Part 3

The inevitable blossom drop. The pink blossoms are from the Prunus ‘Kanzan’ on the left. It is really in full show for two weeks before the petals fall. This one must be 6 meters tall at this stage and is thriving. Please forgive the leaning tree. We will deal with that this year! Another cherry,Continue reading “Spring In Ireland April 2020 Part 3”

Spring In Ireland April 2020 Part 2

Prunus lusitanica Portuguese laurel A recent addition this evergreen hedge has something for every season. Right now the light green new growth on the tips contrasts with the dark green of the older leaves. Sorbus aria ‘Lutescens‘ This gorgeous tree delivers from Spring to Autumn. Right now its silvery leaves are unfolding with lovely downy hairsContinue reading “Spring In Ireland April 2020 Part 2”

Spring In Ireland. April 2020 Part 1

Some photos from around the garden. Lots of familiar faces emerging from their winter hibernation. Ribes “King Edward” or Flowering currant . This deciduous shrub is the first in our garden to come into leaf and flower. Already flowering two weeks at this stage. Fothergilla major. Mountain witch alder A lovely little shrub. This isContinue reading “Spring In Ireland. April 2020 Part 1”

Another Gardening Blog

Welcome to my gardening blog. I started this to connect with other gardening enthusiasts from around the world. I’d love to hear from other gardeners to share experiences and advice. As an intro for other gardeners I live in Kilkenny which is a medieval city in the south east of Ireland approximately 120km from Dublin.Continue reading “Another Gardening Blog”


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