Jean Perry

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Ingredients growing in the   garden of Glebe Gardens restaurant in west Cork. Photograph: Richard Johnston

There was a time when it seemed like the only Irish restaurant/ hotel using a wide range of fresh, seasonal, organic produce sourced from its very own(...)

Glebe Gardens and Café is a Baltimore spot set up by Pete and Jean Perry, a couple who ran a market garden and farm shop in Gloucestershire, and who,(...)

Self-seeding plants Allium hollandicum ‘Purple Sensation’ and the Welsh poppy, Meconsopsis cambrica, putting on a colourful display in Fionnuala’s garden earlier this month.  Photograph: Richard Johnson

It’s a funny old business, gardening. We so often start out with the intention of letting nature know who’s boss, only to quickly find ourselves de(...)

One of the Brown Envelope Seeds polytunnels filled with the ripening seedheads of salad and vegetable crops. Photograph: Richard Johnston

Ask Meath-born Madeline McKeever, botanist and founder of the award-winning organic seed business Brown Envelope Seeds, what she loves most about l(...)

Sam Smyth of Urban Plant Life surrounded by the Kentia palm (Howea forsteriana), one of his favourite indoor plants. Photographs: Richard Johnston

It’s not easy being a house plant. Too often, it’s expected to have the endurance skills of a French Foreign legionnaire along with a supernatural (...)