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Pollinator Friendly Plants

Pollinator Friendly Plants for Containers

Posted by Dee Sewell on May 22, 2019

Several ideas for pollinator friendly plants or planting schemes for bees and butterflies, including alternative container plants and pollinator friendly summer bedding

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How to Build a Plastic Bottle Greenhouse

How to Build a Plastic Bottle Greenhouse

Posted by Dee Sewell on April 28, 2019

Wondering how to build a plastic bottle greenhouse for your community garden, school or allotment? Here’s how we did it with volunteers in Gleann na Bearu Community Garden, Bagenalstown, County Carlow

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20 Climate Actions Young People Can Do Now

20 Actions Young People Can Take for Climate Action Now

Posted by Dee Sewell on March 7, 2019

While many young people across the planet prepared to strike, others organised awareness days. Here are 20 climate actions that young and old can take now for climate action.

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Irish Seed Savers Workshop in Carlow Town

Irish Seed Savers Workshop in Carlow Town

Posted by Dee Sewell on February 5, 2019

‘A food revolution starts with seed’ and thanks to funding, Greenside Up is bringing a seed saving workshop from Irish Seed Savers to County Carlow

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Introducing the Stojo Collapsible Cup

Introducing the Stojo Collapsible Cup (and why it’s important)

Posted by Dee Sewell on November 5, 2018

Following the publication of the IPCC, it is more important than ever that we change our habits and it may need a bottom up approach.

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3 Ways to Be a SenseAble GROWer During Climate Change

3 Ways to Be a Sense-Able GROWer in a Changing Climate

Posted by Dee Sewell on October 2, 2018

Three ways to learn more about your soil in a changing climate and engage in an exciting European Citizen Science project with the GROW Observatory

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3 Ways to (Re)Invigorate Your Environmental Mojo

3 Ways To (Re)Ignite Your Environmental Mojo

Posted by Dee Sewell on July 15, 2018

We need our communities as much as they need us if we’re to avoid activism burnout. Here are three ways to (re)ignite your environmental motivation

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How to grow a green roof

How to Build a Sedum Green Roof Structure

Posted by Dee Sewell on February 22, 2018

Living green roofs can enhance the garden, make us feel better, attract pollinating insects and provide safe places for wildlife. What’s not to love!

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