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A love letter

Dear Garden

Posted by Dee Sewell on October 15, 2018

A love letter to my garden forced a change in my habits. Perhaps it will work for you too.

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The Wellwood Centre and The Story So Far...

The Wellwood Centre and The Story So Far…

Posted by Dee Sewell on December 4, 2017

The Wellwood Centre is a new holistic treatment centre in County Carlow. Having just won Carlow’s Hidden Gem Award, here’s its story so far…

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How to Learn Botanical Latin Plant Names

How to Learn Botanical Latin Plant Names

Posted by Dee Sewell on February 23, 2017

Botanical Latin is the universal language for plants yet learning the language can fill some students with dread. Here’s some tips to help the memory.

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How to knit a Zwartbles Egg Cozy

How to make a Zwartbles Sheep Egg Cozy

Posted by Dee Sewell on January 14, 2017

A knitting pattern for a Zwartbles sheep egg cozy

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Follow Your Curiosity

Follow Your Curiosity

Posted by Dee Sewell on January 8, 2017

In 2008 I enrolled as a mature student in adult education to study horticulture, this week I’m returning part time to continue the journey. Here’s why.

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Mindfulness and Herbs - A Perfect Combination

Mindfulness and Herbs – A Perfect Combination

Posted by Dee Sewell on October 31, 2016

Mindfulness & beautiful herbs can be found at the Wellwood Centre in Co Carlow, a wellness & holistic centre surrounded by eight acres of landscaped gardens

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Good Mood and Garden Sculpture

Good Moods and Garden Sculpture

Posted by Dee Sewell on September 13, 2016

The power of nature on our mental health can come as a surprise, no matter how often we experience it.

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Having fun with the colour purple

Having Fun With the Colour Purple

Posted by Dee Sewell on August 19, 2016

Fed up with a grey, concrete slab we painted our patio purple, added some pallet benches and a bunch of container vegetables. Here’s the result.

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