Sunday Snap and Time For a Change

Sunday Snap and Time For a Change

It’s time for a change. Apologies if you come across broken links or can’t find posts you’re looking for right now. The Greenside Up blog and website are currently undergoing a major update. Normal service will hopefully resume soon. In … Continue reading

Calendula officinalis: Edible flowers aren’t just for salads

Calendula officinalis: Edible flowers aren’t just for salads

Today I was showing the autumn group of community gardeners at Freshford one of my favourite flowers in the vegetable garden, Calendula officinalis. Arguably one of the best companion plants around, Calendula, more commonly known as Pot Marigold, has an uplifting … Continue reading

Building Resilient Communities: A Little Taste of Carlow

Building Resilient Communities: A Little Taste of Carlow

If you’re a regular reader you may have noticed that building resilient and supportive communities is a running theme on this blog. “Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.” This not only applies to the … Continue reading

In Season Recipe: Easy and Healthy (ish) Plum Crumble

In Season Recipe: Easy and Healthy (ish) Plum Crumble

Plums are now in season and since I was given a large bag of them by Margaret on the Carlow Bloggers Tour, I’ve been busy looking for recipes. Thanks to twitter I’m now in possession of a bottle of vodka … Continue reading

Carlow Autumn Walking Festival

Carlow Autumn Walking Festival

I’ve written a few posts about my home county recently and hope it’s peaked your curiosity to come and visit the hills and villages that surround us? We spent a lovely couple of weeks looking around gardens at the Garden … Continue reading