Jim Reynolds: Bordering on the sublime

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

20th November, 2016
The picturesque surrounds of Ballyfin, Co Laois

Jim Reynolds, the renowned garden designer and owner of Butterstream Gardens in Trim, Co Meath, closed up shop and disappeared more than a decade ago. Well not quite, but that may be how it seemed to some. He had in fact become deeply involved in one of the most ambitious restorations of a house and garden the country has ever seen – the magnificent Ballyfin, in Co Laois.

Butterstream, which he began in 1970, was...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!


What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

The year in review

Legacy Richie Oakley 1 year ago

Newsround: What Thursday’s papers say

Legacy Leanna Byrne 5 years ago

More cycle routes, expansion of Luas to Bray and new bus network proposed

Legacy Digital Desk 5 years ago