Pelargonium sidoides

Those sturdy little plants I brought back from England a while ago have all growed up. They make me very happy.


Thank you to Wootten's of Wenhaston for good specialist nurserymanship. For all your other geraniums and so on, make a date in the diary to go along to Hosford's near Bandon for the upcoming farmer's market day on the 3rd August.
August Farmers Market at Hosfords
Sunday August 3rd, 2008. The August Farmer's market will be held at Hosfords Geranium & Garden Centre Ltd. on Sunday, August 3rd from 12.00-5.30pm. The following stallholders are expected to attend- The Ballinascarthy Bakers. Gosling Games,Castlefreke. Hilary Hale-woodturning. Josephine Radcliffe-tea cosies,aprons,etc. The Real olive Co. Ballycotton vegetables. Paul Johnson-traditional Dexter beef. Flynn&Mc.Bride-preserves,pates etc. Greta Kelly-chutneys,jams,preserves. Clonakilty Ice Cream. Mrs.Kelly-fresh vegetables&fruit. The Blue Geranium Café is open- Sundays&Bank holiday Mondays-12.00-5.00pm. Tuesday-Saturday-10am-5.00pm Serving morning coffee,lunch,afternoon tea. Coach & tour groups welcome!!! Childrens playground with safety surface. Wheelchair access. Parking for 100 cars. All-weather,all-season shopping in our 14,000sq.ft. of indoor shopping area. Spectacular selection of books –gardening,cookery,travel,natural history,architecture,environment,local interest,maps. Hosfords Geranium & Garden Centre, Cappa, Enniskeane, Co.Cork, Republic of Ireland. Tel.023-39159 Location- main Bandon-Clonakilty(N71)road.-8.4km.west of Bandon.,also signposted off R586 road (Bandon-Bantry road)from Murragh & Baxters Bridge.
Oh, and by the way, I couldn't resist this from the East Anglian Daily Times: what makes a garden a garden?