Winter-Ready

Is Your Garden Winter Ready?

We love Winter! Christmas trees, Hellebores, Ponsettia and Holly we love all the Winter plants! But what about your already planted and established Spring garden? It goes into hiding over the Winter months and being Winter-ready is a real investment for a show stopping display in Spring and Summer. Usually, the best time to get Winter ready is in late …

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Early colour for February

Hunting Brook Gardens, one of Ireland’s best loved contemporary gardens, is neatly tucked into the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains, close to Blessington village (on the Dublin side). Lovingly created by Jimi Blake, the gardens are an extraordinary rich and multi-layered experience. Check out the website to get a better visual appreciation of this wonderful garden. This month Johnstown has invited Jimi …

Things to do in March

“March of Many Weathers” is upon us at last and the ground is drying out at last after a very wet winter. At least the evenings are getting brighter now as well so we have a chance to get some gardening done after work. This is a busy month in the garden, with lots of tidying up to do, trimming, …