5 Uses for Nasturtiums & A Simple Cookie Recipe

5 Uses for Nasturtiums & A Simple Cookie Recipe

I’ve been a fan of nasturtiums (Tropaeolum minor) ever since we began growing our own food. They make such a colourful addition to the vegetable patch, plus they’re edible and importantly for us as gardeners who choose not to use artificial … Continue reading

Introducing Green & Vibrant, New (Ad) Ventures

Introducing Green & Vibrant, New (Ad) Ventures

Have you ever had an idea, or a suggestion made to you and before you have time to blink, everything falls into place, setting you on an exciting new path? Serendipity, coincidence, or just that some things are simply meant … Continue reading

Carlow Garden Festival: What’s On & Win Tickets, Trees & Tools

Carlow Garden Festival: What’s On & Win Tickets, Trees & Tools

Carlow Garden Festival ~ Friday, 25th July – Monday, 4th August 2014 Very soon Carlow will be awash with colour, scent and perfume as gardens all around the County open their gates to the 13th year of the Carlow Garden Festival. … Continue reading

Seaweed – a new kind of edible or a centuries old secret?

Seaweed – a new kind of edible or a centuries old secret?

Once I’d picked myself up off the floor having opened the invitation and itinerary to attend the SoSligo Food and Cultural Festival in June, the trip we were being taken on that really jumped out of the page was seaweed … Continue reading

Brighten Up Your Life (and Garden) with Solar Lights

Brighten Up Your Life (and Garden) with Solar Lights

Whether clipped and tended or wild and natural, one of the simplest pleasures experienced by garden lovers everywhere is to be able to relax and gaze out over our green oasis night and day. When the sun goes down, a set … Continue reading