Sunday Snap – The Ghostly Huntington Castle Yew Walk

Sunday Snap – The Ghostly Huntington Castle Yew Walk

Not one but three snaps but I hope you’ll forgive me as I have a heap to choose from! Today was day three of the Carlow Garden Festival and Helen Dillon was guiding two tours around Carlow gardens, the first of … Continue reading

Carlow Garden Festival Opens – We’re in for a treat!

Carlow Garden Festival Opens – We’re in for a treat!

Carlow Garden Festival has begun and what a fantastic way to open it with none other than the queen of plants-women, Carol Klein. If I gush a bit during this post I hope you’ll forgive me as having spent two … Continue reading

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