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Pumpkins and squashes decorate the Cookery School in large troughs, and on windowsills here and there; their bright yellow and orange colours are almost...
New potatoes, baby beetroot, carrots, courgettes, lettuce and salad greens, broad beans, radishes and lots of herbs are being harvested from the Glasshouses...
Ploughing, sowing, planting, pruning, and mulching all jobs which the gardeners are busy with in the Ballymaloe Cookery School Gardens this month. March is a...
At this time of year the gardens remind us we are still in winter. However, beautiful birdsong is to be heard, the snowdrops are in bloom and the new foliage...
Bulb Planting 100’s of spring bulbs have been planted. Tulip varieties such as Tulip ‘Red Shine’, ‘Yokohama’(yellow), ‘Merlot’ (pink/red) and ‘Pretty Princess...
September is Harvest Time; multicoloured fruit and vegetables of all sorts fill the gardens and the glasshouses. Tomatoes continue to ripen on the bare vines,...
August has been another wet month with average temperatures lower than normal for this time of year, however the gardens are lush with growth, there is an...
“This is the time to enjoy your garden”, I overheard somebody say recently, and isn’t it so true! The gardens at Ballymaloe Cookery School are magnificent now...
Sweet Strawberries, delicious new potatoes, broad beans, peas, apricots, nectarines, gooseberries, courgettes, spring onions, salads, beetroot, onions,...
Springtime The ‘hungry gap’ is disappearing fast, it’s a busy time in the gardens. Though we’ve been enjoying our leeks, celeriac, turnips, Jerusalem...