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Some highlights from the Outdoor Vegetable Crop Production Class at the School of Food 2015

Creating a Vegetable Garden at the School of Food, Thomastown

Posted by Dee Sewell on June 21, 2015

As the first, ten week Outdoor Vegetable Crop Production course comes to an end at the School of Food, here are some highlights

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Come Inside and Have a Look at An Gairdín Beo

Posted by Dee Sewell on March 15, 2015

An Gairdín Beo literally means “Garden Alive” so come & have a look at the new Carlow Community Garden

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Pollinator Friendly Plants

Community Gardens Connecting in Galway

Posted by Dee Sewell on February 26, 2015

On the 8th March 2015 community gardens will be connecting as gardeners meet up in Galway. Read more about it.

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Start Up Essentials for Community Gardens

Posted by Dee Sewell on February 14, 2015

Community gardens are more likely to be successful with some basic tools and equipment. Here’s some suggestions to to get you started.

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Cooking Pumpkins in the Community

Cooking Pumpkins in the Community

Posted by Dee Sewell on October 14, 2014

If you grow your own food, it helps to know how to cook and prepare it.

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Community education – how measurable is it?

Posted by Dee Sewell on September 20, 2014

In an economy that’s so caught up with live register numbers, it’s important that we recognise the ‘softer’ life skills that adults learn and the impact on their lives.

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How to involve the community in a community garden

How to involve the community in a community garden

Posted by Dee Sewell on June 20, 2014

There are some community gardens that work & others that don’t. Sometimes we come across one that can inspire us all. This one in Wicklow might be it.

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How Horticulture can Positively Influence a Neighbourhood

Posted by Dee Sewell on June 4, 2014

The horticulture project that Ballybeg CDP have lead has had such a positive influence in the neighbourhood they’re hoping to expand.

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