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Blarney Castle News

30 Apr

All go in April

April has been a real stop start month in the gardens, and the poor plants have been totally confused by our crazy weather. I think things are finally starting to right themselves now though........

30 Mar

A Messy March

March has been another busy month in the gardens and I would say we are at least two weeks behind last year for growth......

28 Feb

A Freezing February

It has been an extremely busy month here in the gardens. As I’m writing this we have a mad panic on as we try to wrap up a lot of our more tender plants to protect against the predicted big freeze. Spring WAS definitely on its way....

30 Jan

January Hustle and Bustle

As usual, January has flown by in a blur. Christmas is a vague memory and all of the focus is on preparing for the coming tourist season.......

4 Jan

Happy New Year!

The year ended with more unsettled weather and to be honest I’m pleased to see the back of 2017. It was certainly a challenging year in the gardens, with considerable storm damage that we are still clearing up from. On a more positive note, the gardens have continued to grow and develop ......

29 Nov

Not a normal November

Regular readers of my blog will have missed the October entry. This was due to the aftermath of storm Ophelia, which was consuming a great deal of my time. The estate was hit hard, with a large number of trees being completely demolished as well as hundreds of smaller branch breaks ........