Sorbus ‘Autumn Spire’

Sorbus ‘Autumn Spire’ A relative of the native rowan or mountain ash Sorbus aucuparia, this is a wonderful, small, fastigiate (upright growing), deciduous tree, reaching about 4ms in height but only 2ms wide. A clone of the popular Sorbus ‘Joseph Rock’, a chance seedling found at Flannery’s Nursery, Staplestown, Kildare in 1996. Clean white flowers […]

The Lismacloskey Rectory Garden

The Lismacloskey Rectory Garden, in the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum at Cultra, east of Belfast, is maintained by volunteers from the Irish Garden Plant Society and Museum volunteers. It is planted in a style suited to the era of the rectory, pre 1900, with plants of Irish origin incorporated as much as possible. The […]