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A perfect ‘stop-off’ on Mother’s Day….. come to Claregalway castle, have a coffee or light lunch and buy a plant to start the Spring.
A perfect ‘stop-off’ on Mother’s Day….. come to Claregalway castle, have a coffee or lunch and buy a plant to start the Spring.
Let’s consider some of the earlier perennial plants that do so much to extend the growing season in the garden. As a garden designer, I’m constantly looking for ways to improve people’s enjoyment of their outdoor spaces, and even though the year’s still young, there are so many beautiful plants that can brighten up borders in early spring, so it’s well worth seeking them out.
Claregalway Castle will host Ireland’s Specialist Nurseries (ISNA) and rare plant specialists at the Spring Garden and Food Fair on Sunday week April 2 from 11am – 6pm.
As the Autumn Equinox approaches, it’s time to stock up on firewood and pull out the woolly blankets and snuggly cushions, as the evenings draw in and we get ready for cosy nights catching up on those Booker- nominated novels (or binging on Netflix – whatever’s your thing....) There’s still lots to enjoy outside though, and I’m still hoping we’ll get some of those golden autumn days when time seems to stand still. If you have a fire pit or chiminea and are lucky enough to have a sheltered garden, it’s not too late to enjoy some time outside, even as the autumn chill creeps in.
Claregalway Castle will host its Autumn Garden Fair this Sunday, September 11 from 11am – 6pm. This fair will feature some of Ireland’s best nurseries and rare plant specialists - most of whom are members of Irish Specialist Nursery Association (ISNA).
A plant sale will take place at Holdens of Harristown in Graiguenamanagh opposite the Old Creamery this weekend.
Since I spoke to you last week I hope that you have been busy gardening and enjoying all that the autumn/early winter has to offer in the garden. Remember that gardening should be hobby and not a chore.