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An Interview at the famed Ballymaloe Cookery School, Cork, Ireland

The end of August I visited for the first time, the Emerald Isle, otherwise known as Ireland. Green and lush, I was impressed with the cornucopian bounty of the markets, the freshness of the local and seasonal seafood and products, not to mention the superb rich dairy, from the splendid triple creams to spectacular cheeses, cheddars of course. 91 more words


How to create a seamless sequence of spring flower colour

One of the biggest challenges gardeners face is to try to create a natural sequence of flower colour.

The idea is that when one bloom starts to fade another flower rises to take its place. 1,178 more words


Closer look at three of our collections

Most people fall in love with viridiflora tulips when they start looking for something a little more unusual and punky to grow in their garden for spring. 961 more words


North Carolina: Barbecue Capital!

Walking into the 53 year old family run Lexington Barbecue, I’m transferred back to a bygone retro era of Formica-topped tables and wood paneled walls plastered with a plethora of barbecue awards and memorabilia. 1,868 more words


Up Close: Three Muskateers Asiatic Lily Collection (with video)

Three Musketeers Lily Planter Collection

Together, these dwarf Asiatic lilies make a bold statement. Perfect pick for patio, balcony or deck. Just like the three musketeers, they work well together in an all-for-one-and-one-for-all cluster. 154 more words

In The Garden

Up Close: Short 'n' Sweet Lily Collection (with video)

Short ‘n’ Sweet Lily Collection

These will give your garden the extra punch it needs to keep the summer party going. Extravagant colour and great scent makes them adorable. 173 more words

In The Garden

Up Close: Pineapple Punch Planter Exotic Lily Collection (with video)

Pineapple Punch Planter Collection

It’s easy to slip into the sultry feel of the tropics with these gorgeous pineapple-shaped lilies in a pot beside you. Amaze your friends with one of the plant world’s true treasures. 161 more words

In The Garden