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Photograph: Richard Johnston

What do you do when you love to garden but don’t have a garden of your own? That’s the conundrum facing an increasing number of Irish people as apartm(...)

Time to get the garden ready for summer. Getty

 Few things remind us more forcefully of the fleeting, quicksand nature of time than a garden, especially the last few months where spring lasted(...)

Nettles: the soupy mix will  transform itself into a smelly but impressively effective, nutrient-rich, liquid plant feed. Photograph: Richard Johnston

“Grasp the nettle” goes the famous saying, and that’s exactly what I’ve been doing over the last week, albeit with my hands gloved and wielding a long(...)

Two women embrace while watching sheriff’s deputies on duty at the scene in Berkeley where six Irish students were killed. They said hthey knew the victims. Photograph: AP Photo/Noah Berger

It was around midnight in California’s best-known college town when Berkeley police got the first call from Kittredge Street tenants and neighbours. A(...)

Andrea Jones photographing the gardens at Ballyfin House, Co Laois. Photograph: Richard Johnston

Flick through the pages of any glossy British or American gardening magazine and you’ll almost certainly come across the work of award-winning photogr(...)