Cluain na dTor is a rich, horticultural paradise which leads the way in gardening alongside, and with nature at its very core. It is simply a magical experience to walk through and a firm destination on the Donegal Garden Trail for anyone visiting the area.
Isn't it amazing how the sunshine just makes everything in the garden look brighter? It's the beginning of July and the colours are more intense, if only we could freeze the garden just as it is right now! Here are my sunny #sixonsaturday in July!
Companion planting is an organic method of growing two or more different plants together which will have mutual benefits to each other.
One thing which is apparent from big gardening shows is the trends which they set and the inspiration which they give us all. Visiting Gardeners' World Live was a great chance to see what trends we can look towards for our own gardens.
This week I'll be at Gardeners' World Live to see and experience the best of what show this size can offer! So what am I excited to see, aside from the obvious pleasure of hearing both Monty Don and Adam Frost speak on Thursday?
We've had monsoon like rain, which then coupled with a few warm, sunny days, has made the garden growth prolific! Everything is looking lush, green and healthy and we certainly won't be needing the watering cans for a while! Here are my pick this week for #SixonSaturday!
One of the areas which really impressed me at Gardening Scotland this year was College Street which was the range of front garden solutions designed by students from Scotland's Horticultural Colleges.
I was delighted to visit Gardening Scotland at the Royal Highland Centre this year to celebrate the 20th Birthday of the Scottish Gardening Show dedicated to outdoor living.