“Autumn leaves Beauty’s got a hold on me Autumn leaves Pretty as can be” The opening lines of this song always find their way into my head at this time of year. It’s become a seasonal reminder to listen to it again and one I’m very happy to oblige.
Thinking about Magnolias so much recently had me listening to this song quite a few times. John Creedon even played it for me. Such a beautiful song.
This spring the National Biodiversity Data Centre and the Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland have been conducting a project, collecting records of our common spring flowers. So far this year, I’ve seen a handful of species on the list and there are some that I’ve never come across at all. In a beautiful but […]
As a member of the Alpine/Hardy Plants Society in Cork for the past year, I’ve had the pleasure of hearing some terrifically knowledgeable people speak over the course of a monthly lecture series. One of the highlights for me was hearing Carl Wright of Caher Bridge Garden, Co. Clare, give a lecture he had also […]