Saturday February 22, 2020

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

2nd April, 2017
National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, Glasnevin, Dublin

Favourite garden: Fota Arboretum and Gardens, Co Cork

“I love Fota. It’s a wonderful place to walk around with children and if you avoid weekends, you often have the garden to yourself.

“The fernery is my favourite part, although it has suffered a little since some of the trees shading it were removed or fell. I also love the walled garden, which in summer abounds with roses, and the folly...

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