14 C
Dublin, Ireland
Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Irish Beekeepers’ Association Awards for Phoenix Park and Áras Walled Gardens Honey

The honey produced by the Áras Native Black Bees (Apis Mellifera mellifera), won first place in the 'Novice Three Jar' competition at the Clonmel...
Dee Sewell

My Job Dee Sewell – Owner/Manager of Greenside Up

Career Title? Owner/Manager of Greenside Up  Current Employer or Self Employed? Self Employed How and why did you choose this career? I'm...

Composting | A Gardener Without Compost is No Gardener at All

Composting Learn How To Compost In 340 B.C. the great Greek historian Herodotus noted that the soils of Egypt were the foundation...
Cultivate

An Introduction to Resilience and Permaculture

A presentation and facilitated discussion hosted by Davie Philip of Cultivate and Cloughjordan Ecovillage. This evening session will explore how we strengthen our...

RSPB Asks Wildlife Lovers to Step-Up their Bird Feeding Now Cold Weather is Here

With sub-zero temperatures suddenly upon us, we're advising people to make sure their bird feeders and tables are full of high-energy foods. Richard James,...

Slugs and Snails Top of the Pests for 2013

Slugs and snails were a major problem for gardeners in 2012, topping the list of gardeners' pests for the second year running. The RHS...
Bee

Hives Need Feeding as Mild Weather is Causing Bees to Fly but Few Plants...

The weather was an unusually warm 10 – 14 c. In ways the mild weather is welcome for doing the outdoor jobs...

Campaign Against Coillte Sales Begins

A campaign against the proposed sale of some woodland assets belonging to State agency Coillte has been launched. Trade union Impact, which claims...

Attwood Extends Crannog Dig Time to End of March 2013

Environment Minister Alex Attwood has extended the period in which archaeologists can continue excavations at the Crannog in Co Fermanagh. Discoveries made during the first...

Belfast’s Oldest and Tallest Tree Given Protection

A Tree Preservation Order (TPO) has been placed on the oldest and tallest tree in Belfast by DOE Planning. Environment Minister Alex Attwood said: "I...