An Irish Cottage Garden and Homestead in Spring

The promise of peaches growing outdoors in the west of Ireland, another Bealtaine Cottage first! Blossom on these home grown trees, grown from seed, is looking good. So far, with only the first month behind us, this has been a remarkable Spring! New Bird Boxes have been added to the rich habitat, now in its […]

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Early December in a Permaculture Garden

The shelled seed-heads of Lunaria… beautiful, ethereal, delicate additions to winter foliage arrangements. The seeds are now packed and ready to post out all over the world. Lunaria, commonly known as Honesty, is an early flowering annual flower, but, once seeded into your garden, spreads and re-seeds itself with wild abandon! This simple arrangement stands […]

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