Paul Mahar, Curator of the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin
With the very wet weather we've been having recently, gardeners all over the country are concerned about the effect and what impact it will have on growing plants. Out gardening expert Dermot O'Neill met up with the curator of the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Paul Mahar, to find out where we stand.
Banana growing outside, exposed to the full elements at Glasnevin
Palms growing outside the Palmhouse at Glasnevin
Dermot's banana tree
Bananas growing outside in Co. Laois in Dermot O'Neill's garden. They have growing outside in the elements for the past six years.
Mooney/ Garden Heaven Flower Photo Competition
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