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Recent News...

Blarney Castle News

1 Nov

Octobers rich tapestry

October is one of my favourite months as it generally brings dramatic changes throughout the grounds and gardens. We’ve had our first few frosty mornings and the arboretums have transformed into their autumn coats which come in so many wonderful colours and shades.....

2 Oct

Septembers gone

September has been and gone in a flash and brought with it a change in the season and hopefully a return to more predictable weather. I do worry about the coming winter and possible storms though, as well as some early predictions of extreme cold. Anyway, we just have to wait and see.......

29 Aug

Back on track in August

August finally saw a much needed break in the weather with cooler temperatures and some much needed rain. It’s given both us and the plants a bit of relief .......

30 Jul

July Jitters

You will forgive me for repeating much of last month’s blog, but July has been even more about ongoing watering. It started with all of our newly planted areas, but over the days and weeks was gradually extended to encompass the whole estate......

2 Jul

Time for a rain dance?

To say the year so far has been challenging would be a major understatement. We are currently baking in the high twenties with no sign of a let up and the entire gardens are crying out for water...........

31 May

A great display in May

May was a pretty difficult month in the gardens with quite unsettled weather. This meant that we delayed planting out a lot of our tender tropical plants and bedding. Things seemed to be settling down in the second half of the month though .......