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The chic outdoors

The chic outdoors

One of the key trends in gardening for 2018 is simple - more time outdoors. Here, we bring you some of the key trends in exterior style for 2018. Now all we need is some sunshine...

The grass can always be greener

The grass can always be greener

Garden designer Leonie Cornelius is the creative brains behind some of Ireland’s most extraordinary private gardens. Here, she explains how best to jazz up your outdoor living space

How should your garden grow?

How should your garden grow?

Each garden presents its own drawbacks and opportunities. So where to start? We’ve enlisted the expertise of four of Ireland’s leading garden designers - Diarmuid Gavin, Mary Reynolds, Paul Doyle and June Blake - to help you bring life to your little patch of the planet

Nourish with a flourish

Nourish with a flourish

Spuds you may like, but what about growing something more unusual this season? Gardening expert Dermot O’Neill explains how to grow five delicious foods that you won’t find in the supermarket

Garden Special: Let’s go outside

Garden Special: Let’s go outside

It’s arrived: the brighter feeling that suggests summer is in the air. In this nine-page special, we bring you a host of reasons to make the most of the outdoors

Garden Special: Dens of tranquility

Garden Special: Dens of tranquility

More and more women are heading outdoors to create a ‘she shed’ - a haven of peace, creativity (and wine sometimes) that is just feet away from the back door, writes Chrissie Russell

Garden Special: 7 steps to creating your dream she shed

Garden Special: 7 steps to creating your dream she shed

Garden Special: The pick of the bunch

Garden Special: The pick of the bunch

Green-fingered experts agree to share with Chrissie Russell where to find the most beautiful meadows, the best planting and the most exotic hidden gems

Garden Special: Open-door policy

Garden Special: Open-door policy

Now is the time to open up your outdoor space to dining guests. These easy updates will help you get ready to entertain, writes Caroline Foran

Interiors: Greening Your Home

Interiors: Greening Your Home

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

The Reluctant Activist

The Reluctant Activist

'Gangsta gardener’ Ron Finley is coming to the Bloom Fringe Festival to discuss the urban gardening revolution and living life on the edge

What can we learn from bees?

What can we learn from bees?

Insect pollinators help provide the large and varied diet that allows us to maintain our health

The rite of spring

The rite of spring

The gloves are on with top tips for getting down and dirty with our gardening special

Garden party

Garden party

Get yourself back to the garden this summer by paying a visit to one – or more – of Ireland’s numerous beautiful attractions for a great day out.