Irish Heather: The Pink & Purple Mountain Carpet

It was magical to walk through the deer paths with heather growing all around. Some experiences are so precious and distinct that they stay with you for a lifetime. A trek through the boggy mountains in Wicklow amidst these stunning blooms will be etched in my memory forever. The heather plant is a native of…

The sweet smell of the Irish landscape

My first memory of Ireland is that of a delicious sweet scent that wafted through the lanes. It came from this gorgeous shrub loaded with heavenly amber flowers. The scent has a distinct tropical feel, a little like fresh tender coconut with a hint of soothing baby lotion. The bees couldn’t get enough of it…