Echinacea purpurea

One of my favourite perennials for summer colour – hardy & reliable, the ordinary echinacea is probably the flower of choice above all others in our garden for the local butterflies.  Give them room to spread and watch out for slugs and snails in wet springs.

A Greener Garden

The Secret Garden is tucked away in the beautiful countryside of North Cork. Many of our visitors described The Secret Garden as being North Cork’s prettiest garden centre, as the garden centre naturally flowed into our own established garden which is abundant with wildlife which made visiting a relaxing occasion. The ducks and hens would […]

New Products: The Waspinator, Crumb Rubber Mulch and Greenworthy biodegradable plant ties.

(9th July 2011)Three new great,green products are now in stock and include………. The Waspinator “Wasps are very “visual” insects. They depend on a keen sense of sight to catch moving prey. Predatory Insects, like many wasps and all yellowjackets, have large, prominent compound eyes. Other insects that hunt live prey also have very large compound […]