An American in Wexford, Gardens, HOME N GARDEN, Ireland, Travel

What do you call a flock of European Goldfinch????

Well, the Irish Autumn has arrived; chasing the beautiful Indian Summer down the laneway.  So sorry to see her go.  Autumn is a mixed bag here.  She brings beautiful and rich colors and an infrequent golden sunlight but she also heralds the horrors of gale force winds, horizontal rain, and eventually hurls you into winter. I… Read More What do you call a flock of European Goldfinch????

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A Guide through the Garden- Garden Nemesis Japanese Knot-weed

THE BACK GARDEN Apparently, we missed the super summer in Ireland this year.  We returned to massive growth in the garden and comments from everyone on what a summer it was.  Indeed, the best summer ever! I am sure there is truth in that statement.  A great summer in Ireland usually means a rain-free week every three weeks… Read More A Guide through the Garden- Garden Nemesis Japanese Knot-weed

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SIDE GARDEN COMPLETED

A couple of years ago our home association began to experience problems with water drainage in our allotment.  Homes that never had water or damp issues began to experience water in basements, buckling of basement walls, dampness, and mold problems.  I had some minor dampness problems but also had some soil erosion issues and buckling of the front garden… Read More SIDE GARDEN COMPLETED

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THE WALKWAY GARDEN- WHAT SHOULD YOU PLANT IN A WLAKWAY GARDEN

I have a walkway that goes up to the front door from the drive/street. I have planted multiple flowers and shrubs in this little area and haven’t yet found a combination that works for me.  The area is only 20 inches wide and about 20 feet long. I originally I planted six heather plants.  I eventually found out that the… Read More THE WALKWAY GARDEN- WHAT SHOULD YOU PLANT IN A WLAKWAY GARDEN

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6 STEPS ON HOW TO MAKE NATURAL TWIG WREATHS

I find I love a more naturalist form than a heavily designed produced form in many things.  If you come to the house you can easily see I am not a minimalist at all.  I love all my bits and pieces and I do tend to fill a room with “stuff” that has meaning for me. My stuff… Read More 6 STEPS ON HOW TO MAKE NATURAL TWIG WREATHS