Leafy foliage plants growing in the shady Dublin space of garden designer Bernard Hickie. Photograph: Richard Johnston

Continuing our Horticultural Agony Aunt’ mini-series... “Help! While my small, shady garden looks okay during the summer months, it turns into a mess(...)

A house by the banks of the Tolka river built in 1925, comprehensively refurbished and extended 10 years ago, is a bright, airy home with all the slee(...)