Going wild with your garden lawn
Gerry Daly
The recent No-Mow May initiative, promoted by An Post and the National Biodiversity Centre, is the latest in the promotion of wildflower grassland area in a garden setting, writes Gerry Daly.
17 May 2023 Gardening
Gerry Daly: bring some heavenly blue Lithodora into your garden
With phenomenal growth recently, Gerry Daly advises on steps to take to care for your garden in summer sun and heat
10 May 2023 Gardening
Mary Keenan's Garden Diary: mind the gaps
Gaps in your garden? Mary Keenan shares her top tips on how to fill them.
Gardening with Gerry: double daisies and this week in the kitchen garden
With the long days upon us, and the soil heating up, the garden is in full swing, writes Gerry Daly.
3 May 2023 Gardening
Gardening with Gerry: showstopping Senetti and no blossom, no fruit
This spring has seen very good blossom, writes Gerry Daly who is taking a moment to savour the vibrant colour of the pericallis.
26 April 2023 Gardening
It's time to tame your overgrown garden
Taking back control of an overgrown garden might seem impossible, but with the right methods and tools you can restore order.
20 April 2023 Gardening
Gardening with Gerry: veronica, kitchen garden and jobs for this week
Let's take a look at the magnificent flowering Japanese Quince, writes Gerry Daly.
19 April 2023 Gardening
Gardening with Gerry: terrific triplet lily and thinning vegetables
This week, let’s focus on thinning out vegetables correctly writes Gerry Daly.
12 April 2023 Gardening
Margaret Leahy: slugs are a great conversation starter
What's holding you back from growing your own food? This could be your year, writes Margaret Leahy.
5 April 2023 Features
Backchat: lifestyle webinar for people living with COPD
To coincide with World Health Day on 7 April, COPD Support Ireland is hosting an information webinar for people living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
29 March 2023 Health
Gardening with Gerry: a look at the Cherry blossom
As we welcome in April, Gerry Daly takes a look at a tree synonymous with this month, the Cherry, plus how to get a good head start in your kitchen garden.
29 March 2023 Gardening
Spring forward: time to sow main crop vegetables and look at laurustinus
As the clocks spring forward, Gerry Daly has plenty of gardening inspiration if you are planning a few hours outdoors this weekend.
22 March 2023 Gardening