Pruning systems and treatment…different strokes for different folks

First there is a mountain Far from being the Zen gardener am I. Just in the door from a spot of pruning during which time my head was full of blog posts.  It’s almost  6pm and there is a huge stretch in the evening light. Is constantly composing while gardening a good thing one wonders. […]

Branching out into Ikebana

I must say I picked a very windy day to go photographing nature.A preliminary reckoning of the current cutting situation for I am about to embark on a journey of Ikebana. I have been giving some flower arranging classes in Glangevlin since last autumn which have been going well. We delved into Ikebana, the Japanese […]

What’er ways with plants

  I took a stroll recently at lisnaskea Co. Fermanagh down by the Lough Head community garden and park. They have something I haven’t come across before, a trim trail. It’s a great idea. Some log stumps set in the ground as step-ups. They also have a very young willow maze. Actually there isn’t any […]