Daisy

Daisy – Nóinín

Do you recall sitting in the grass as a child making a Slabhra Sí (Fairy Chain) from these beautiful little flowers? Maybe you pulled each petal off and recited “he…
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Apple Blossom

Apple Blossom

Did you know that apples and roses come from the same family? Perhaps not surprising when you see the beautiful, spirit-lifting flower- the apple blossom- that appears on the apple…
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Cowslip

Cowslips – Bainne bó bleachtáin

Looking across the Imbolc Garden this beautiful May morning, here in Brigit’s Garden, Galway, we are lucky to have a hundreds of Cowslips growing. This is a native Irish flower…
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Fuschia

Annual Report 2020

Brigit’s Garden is a not-for-profit organisation and a registered charity in Ireland, CHY 20053758. The project was set up by Jenny Beale out of her passion for nature and education.…
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Brigit's Day Celebrations

Why Brigit?

The name Brigit means ‘Exalted One’. The name refers both to St Brigit, the powerful 6th century abbess of Kildare, and the pre-Christian Brigit, goddess for many Celtic peoples across…
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Brigit’s Herbs

Brigit was a herbalist and used wild herbs to nourish and heal body and spirit.  Many of her plants grow in our gardens, hedgerows and meadows, providing wild and free…
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