6 Rockville Woods,a three bedroom end of terrace property and show house which has interiors by House and Garden is seeking € 600,000 through DNG

The three remaining new houses at the Rockville development on Glenamuck Road in Dublin 18 have been released to the market, following the sale of 34 (...)

Jennifer Jewell: “I see hope and value in a self-sustaining cycle of living with plants, loving plants, learning plants, growing plants, knowing plants, interpreting plants.”  Photograph:  John Whittlesey

  We all have our heroes and it’s not surprising so many of mine belong in one way or another to the world of plants. They include gardeners, de(...)

Diarmuid Gavin in his ‘Garden of Pure Imagination’ at the Dundrum Shopping Centre. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Diarmuid Gavin is trying to explain how eccentric humour like that from Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory inspired his garden display at Dundrum(...)

Prospect Cottage at Dungeness, once owned by Derek Jarman.  Photograph: Getty Images

As an occasionally snarky-minded gardener, there’s a game that I like to play whenever I visit any of Ireland’s more picturesque coastal villages. Cal(...)

Astrantia ‘Ruby Wedding’ Photograph:   Richard Johnston

It was the famous English plantswoman Gertrude Jekyll who described the June garden as “the time of perfect young summer . . . with as yet no sign to(...)

 A jug of mixed roses. Photograph: Richard Johnston

Over the past few weeks, that Elvis Costello song, Good Year For The Roses just keeps popping into my head. The reason, of course, is the sun, which i(...)

Viewing of contents for auction at Costello Lodge in Casla, Connemara: A model of the Titanic.  Photograph: Joe O'Shaughnessy

When White Star Line chairman J Bruce Ismay retreated to south Connemara after surviving the (...)