Scented Plants for All Year Perfume

Scented plants for the Garden – Choose some for every Season A garden is for all the senses and the Sense of Smell is one of the most important. A perfume from a plant can instantly trigger memories from the distant past, maybe from your Grandmother’s Garden or a dear friends garden or a wonderful holiday. Perfume can lift the …

Superb new “Super Scented” plant EXCLUSIVE to Johnstown

Philadelphus maculatus ‘Sweet Claire’ is a wonderful new variety with slender stems and small, narrow, silver-green leaves, forming an airy shrub up to 1.2m in height from Hillier Nurseries in UK and exclusively available in Ireland from Johnstown Garden Centre. The arching stems carry delicate, downward-facing, white flowers softly blotched with deep crimson in the centre of the flower around …

Grow Your Own Truffles!

Truffle Trees Truffles once grew everywhere in Ireland until all the trees were cut down in the famine times and they died out. Now together with world expert Dr. Paul Thomas,Johnstown Garden Centre have reintroduced them again to Ireland. As a bonus,  You get to enjoy the hazelnuts and the truffles! The hazel tree is also a great wildlife tree. …

Spring Lawn Care

After the very wet Winter we have had, some lawns are in very poor shape right now. Moss is everywhere as it thrives in cold damp conditions, grass growth has been poor and weeds have flourished .No one product will eliminate moss permanently from an Irish Garden due to our climate, but a combination of things can help to keep it under …