Editor's Viewpoint: Planting happiness
The wet weather at the start of 2013 looks like another foretaste of gloom and doom. Fear not, however, for there is some good news.
The Palm House and Tropical Ravine in the Botanic Gardens in Belfast provide a stunning array of warmth and beauty, which we highlight in today's paper. Trees and plants which flourish in places as far apart as Africa and South America fill the Tropical Ravine, and colourful blossoms and flowering climbers adorn the Palm House. The best news of all is that the entrance to these exotic displays is free!