Call it a daily meditation on the world around us for nature-lovers and nature newbies alike, An Irish Nature Year gleefully explores the small mysteries of the seasons as they unfold - Who's cutting perfect circles in your roses? Which birds wear feathery trousers? And what, exactly, is an amethyst deceiver?
This superbly illustrated guide features over 530 of the wildflowers of Ireland with more than 1,200 of the author's photographs. This is a must for enthusiasts of all ages and experience and a complementary companion to the author's Wildflowers of Ireland - A Personal Record.
Diarmuid Gavin is passionate about beautiful garden design. He knows that making your outdoor space work for you can change the way you feel about your home and improve the quality of your life. In this book The Extra Room, he teaches you how to approach garden design step by step to create the best garden you can.
It does what it says on the front cover: this book is aimed at everybody wants to grow their own food in Ireland - whether you are an expert of have never grown vegetables or fruit or herbs but who is thinking of doing so. Written by an acknowledged and well-known expert.