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Ten plants to help banish the blues

Ten plants to help banish the blues

Buying pots of bulbs in flower and having old reliables like snowdrops can give garden and gardener a lift in winter

Time to go Dutch at the Designed Garden conference

Time to go Dutch at the Designed Garden conference

Noël van Mierlo is among the top landscape architects coming to Dublin for the seminar

Wreath-making guide: Make use of what's free and natural

Wreath-making guide: Make use of what's free and natural

Make a wreath to welcome visitors to your home and show off your gardening skills

After 20 years in fashion, an artist moves to garden sculptures

After 20 years in fashion, an artist moves to garden sculptures

Emma Jane Rushworth moved from fabrics to wirework, and now creates garden sculptures with personalities

Jim Reynolds: Bordering on the sublime

Jim Reynolds: Bordering on the sublime

Restoring the overgrown grounds of a former boarding school was quite a task for garden designer Reynolds

Spruce up your garden for spring

Spruce up your garden for spring

Now is a perfect time to make improvements for the year ahead

Interiors: Greening Your Home

Interiors: Greening Your Home

Indoor plants are an attractive addition to your decor, and bring health advantages too

The Boyne Valley Garden Centre has a right Royal passion for plants

The Boyne Valley Garden Centre has a right Royal passion for plants

In deepest Co Meath, Aileen Muldoon Byrne nurtures a spectacular array of plants and flowers

Hedging your beds

Hedging your beds

Whether breaking your garden into a series of picturesque rooms or seeking privacy, now is the time to plant a hedge

Indoor Gardening: The greenhouse effect

Indoor Gardening: The greenhouse effect

Plants can add a healthy air to your home

Indoor Gardening: The greenhouse effect

Indoor Gardening: The greenhouse effect

Plants can add a healthy air to your home

Core Irish values

Core Irish values

David Llewellyn, who runs a vast orchard in Lusk in north Dublin, is on a mission to reinvent the apple trade in this country

The secret life of plants

The secret life of plants

Helen Dillon’s garden in Ranelagh is a cornucopia of alluring species – many of which she feels might just have their own personalities, from thugs to Greta Garbo types

Hooked on plants

Hooked on plants

Roy Lancaster was 15 when his interest in gardening was piqued. In his latest book, the 79-year-old reflects on a life of plants

Picking a winner

Picking a winner

A rose-tinted garden is hard to beat for real value