Self-Heal (Prunella vulgaris) Self-heal is a beautiful, small, perennial plant with really pretty, dainty two-lipped bluish, violet coloured flowers, which are in bloom in Ireland now. It is very common and appears from June to September/October. It’s leaves, some of which have a red tinge to them, grow opposite to each other on a square…

What is the story with brown grass???

As I travel around Ireland I have noticed brown patches of grass, especially outside some homes, farms, businesses and public places grass with is uniformly brown and dead, dead but still in situ. I realise of course that it has been sprayed with some herbicide, probably Roundup or some other very nasty chemical based killer….