by Edel Ayres | Sep 24, 2019The Secret Garden is an area hidden between the avenue and the arboretum. It is home to many varieties of Azaleas, Rhododendrons (including the early flowering Rhododendron Sinogrande), Meconopsis, ferns, Cardiodrinum Lilies, Dogwood, Magnolia, Hydrangea and much...
by Edel Ayres | Sep 19, 2019The Meconopsis or Blue Poppy takes some work to cultivate. It likes an acid soil. We collect the seeds in the autumn, keep them in the fridge until Spring and propagate in the tunnel until ready for planting. They are well worth the effort.
by Edel Ayres | Sep 19, 2019Some of the many rhododendron’s and azaleas in the garden in May.
by Edel Ayres | Sep 19, 2019
by Edel Ayres | Sep 19, 2019This damp and shaded area of the garden is the ideal home for Candelabra Primulas, Skunk Cabbage, Rhododendron Sinogrande and Bamboos.