Paraic’s Tips For Your Garden In August

August brings us the last month of summer, but it’s not the last month for colour. This month is an ideal time to plant for late summer and autumn colour in your garden. It’s also an ideal time to sow many plants including vegetables, salads and herbs for winter use. …

Summer Garden with purple flowers

Paraic’s Tips For July in the Garden

What can we do to keep our gardens looking their best in July? Paraic, our garden expert, is sharing his tips for caring for your garden in July. Although we have passed the longest day and the nights will start to draw in – fear not.  There are still plenty …

Paraic’s Tips For Your Garden In June

“Hello, June. It’s been a while since I seen you last.” June embraces the start of the summer colour, including popular cottage garden plants like scented lavenders, colourful lupins, exotic lilies and dozens of perennial flowering plants. Many of the perennial plants flower from now until early autumn and come …

Paraic’s Tips For Your Garden In May

“March winds and April showers bring forth May flowers”Old English Proverb Welcome May! The month of May was named after Maia, the Greek goddess of spring. During May we expect to see many plants blossoming and warmer soil temperatures. Thankfully, this means we are being blessed with gardening weather. There …

April in the Garden

Paraic’s Tips For Your Garden In April

“Warmer temperatures, longer evenings and more daylight than darkness in the day help to create the perfect conditions for gardening this April.”Paraic HorkanApril is finally here and the clocks have gone forward. As a result, we have an extra hour of gardening time to play with in the evening. This …