Earth Day

by Shawna Scott April 24, 2014

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Hope you had a lovely Easter weekend with loads of chocolate and sunshine. I certainly did, as myself and the boyfriend headed to Wexford to visit his family and pick up some greenery for our balcony boxes from their local garden centre. I can’t recommend Beechdale Plantplus in Enniscorthy enough. Bargains to be had, folks! The staff were so knowledgeable and patient with us novices (we killed quite a few heather shrubs last year).

4339Anyway we picked up a heap of herbs like lemon thyme, regular thyme, basil, parsley, and terragon. On the decorative side of things, we got ourselves a climber, a white rose, a selection of grasses, some fab looking alpines (can’t go wrong with 6 for €15), and something called a “Rubella” which I’ve always thought was something you’re meant to immunize your children against. However it’s sweet scent and gorgeous colours easily makes it my favourite of the bunch.

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For Earth Day this year, even if you can’t make it all the way to Beechdale Plantplus, I’d like to ask you call to plant something. If you don’t own a garden or have a balcony to put potted plants on, maybe pick up a few of these flower grenades from Designist and smash them into an abandoned lot…just an idea ;-)





Shawna Scott
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