Christmas Gifts For A Gardener 2012


It’s getting nearer to Christmas and it’s been a busy lead up. It the midst of it all still rolls on the Irelands only garden radio show and podcast, The sodshow, that I do alongside Niall O’Keeffe. This week, it was a Christmas gifts for the outdoors lover 2012 Special.

Take a listen and enjoy. 🙂

More info links and show notes ~

9 Irish born and Bred Plants – compiled by Pat Fitzgerald

  • Primula Drumcliff Joe Kennedy / Pat Fitzgerald
  • Primula Innisfree Joe Kennedy / Pat Fitzgerald
  • Primula Claddagh Joe Kennedy / Pat Fitzgerald
  • Sorbus Autumn Spire Sean Flannery
  • Astelia Silver Shadow (NZ bred/  world production Irish) FitzGerald Nurseries
  • Carex Everest Irish bred/ produced exported worldwide Pat FitzGerald
  • Betula Spider Alley Irish bred and produced Matt Lohan
  • Hebe Rhubarb and Custard Tully Nurseries
  • Escallonia Golden Brian Phillip Morreau

10 Irish Garden Books – compiled by Collins Press

  • From the Ground Up – Fionnuala Fallon with Richard Johnston
  • Birds – Through Irish Eyes by Anthony McGeehan with Julian Wyllie
  • Tipperary & Waterford – A Walking Guide by John G. O’Dwyer
  • Ireland’s County High Points – A Walking Guide by Kieron Gribbon
  • Ireland’s Garden Birds – How to Attract, Identify and Garden for Birds by Oran O’Sullivan and Jim Wilson
  • The Wild Garden by William Robinson, a new illustrated edition with photographs & notes by Charles Nelson
  • An Irishman’s Cuttings – Tales of Irish Gardens & Gardeners, Plants & Plant hunters by Charles Nelson
  • Wildflowers of Ireland – A Personal Journey by Zoe Devlin
  • Burren Archaeology – A Tour Guide by Hugh Carthy
  • Iverni – A Prehistory of Cork by William O’Brien

Top 10 from The Collins Press!

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