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Lynda Sheehan

Autumnal August

Autumnal August? August is a time we associate with the start of Autumn, or at least that was what I was taught in school. Autumn months were August, September, October, more recently sometimes August can be a wonderful month full of sunshine and warm sunny evenings giving us a longer spell to enjoy our gardens.

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Aidan

Vintage Fair

Here at Rockbarton we are hosting our annual Harvest Fair and Vintage Rally on this Sunday 7th August from 10am to 2pm.  We are expecting a good turn out from the local Greybridge Vintage club along with exhibitors from the surrounding area and further a field.  This year we are also hosting a display of

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Aidan

Rockbarton finally smells the coffee.

The Vale Star recently spoke to Lynda Sheehan from Rockbarton who has made a new addition to the Garden Centre with the opening of “The Chatty Hen Coffee House”.  Lynda’s customers have been encouraging her to open a cafe for several years, particularly given the fact that the serene environs of the garden centre’s 18th

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Lynda Sheehan

January Snowdrops

January Snowdrops I hope everyone had a lovely Christmas and Happy New Year to all.  At this time of year we close the garden centre on Christmas Eve for a couple of weeks to rest recuperate and spend some time with the kids and it’s been great, lots of movies, chocolates, wine, card games and

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Purple Delphinium flowers in the summertime.
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Lynda Sheehan

Confessions of an delinquent gardener

Confessions of an delinquent gardener I have been trying not to look at it every time I drive past.  I just look the other way, pretending that all is right with the world, but yesterday I took the walk of shame through what was once a beautiful horticultural carnival of colours and textures only to

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Lynda Sheehan

6 Evergreen Plants that Rabbits won’t eat!

Infested with Rabbits! Firstly, I want to give a word of thanks to Kate Harold and everyone on the Lough Gur Committee for putting my name forward for inclusion in the Lough Gur Nationwide special that aired on RTE on Monday 30st August.  It was an amazing opportunity for me personally and it was fantastic

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