Tag Archives: Co Mayo

Six on Saturday

After a week with little rain, the wet weather has returned and so my own garden is showing little new, bar a little aster. However, I was at the biodiversity day at Enniscoe House today near Crossmolina, Co Mayo, giving a talk on pollinators and managed to get a few wet photos from their lovely walled gardens – they have a formal garden and vegetable area.

  1. A rather weathered dahlia.

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2. I have this Japanese anemone but their’s (unlike mine) was putting on a great display of flowers despite the rain.

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3. A lovely sunflower

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4. Rosehips – not sure what the rose is but the hips were quite big and long (and a little blurred!).

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5. There was still roses in flower too.

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6. And finally apples – they had a quite a few varieties.

Thank you to the Propagator for hosting Six on Saturday

Heritage Week Events

This week Ireland celebrates Heritage Week. It is a week to celebrate all the wonderful things in Ireland’s natural, cultural and built heritage. There are over 2000 events happening throughout the county. As part of the week I will be hosing two events this coming Wednesday, 21st August. See below for details.

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To find out what events are happening on your area follow this link.

Heritage week events