Advice and Consultation

“Dee Sewell is doing amazing work at supporting and promoting positive, sustainable action at community level. Her commitment, enthusiasm and efforts in doing so so should be recognised and supported as much as possible” Peadar Rice, Owner, Small Changes

Looking for Help?

Are you working within a County Council, a Leader or Development Partnership, or even a local Family Resource Centre, Library service or private organisation in Ireland and looking for environmental or horticultural advice and consultation? Dee Sewell has worked with several governmental agencies and NGOs providing help about community gardens, biodiversity and pollinators, as well as providing garden design and talks.

Community Garden, biodiversity & environmental Advice and Consultation from Dee Sewell

These include:

  • Carlow County Council
  • Carlow Town Development Forum
  • County Carlow Development Partnership
  • Mayo Community Futures
  • Offaly Local Development Group
  • Kilkenny Leader Partnership

Community Gardening

Dee has been working with community gardens since 2010 and is a founding member of Community Gardens Ireland. She has picked up some valuable insights over the years about start-up, sustainability, community development and design, sharing information about:

  • Setting Up a Community Garden, the Benefits and Pitfalls
  • Community Gardens: Case Studies
  • Creating Employment Opportunities: Growing Food from Seed to Market
  • Using Social & Therapeutic Horticulture for Community Development
  • Gardening for Health & Wellbeing
  • Start Up Advice for Creating a Community Garden
  • How to Design a Community Garden
  • Building a Green Roof & Encouraging Pollinators
Leighlinbridge Community Garden