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Leighlin Parish Community Garden

How to Encourage People to Join Your Community or Urban Garden

Posted by Dee Sewell on May 22, 2014

Some community gardens have lots of members, some struggle to attract them. Here’s a few ideas on how to encourage people to join your group.

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Tranquil gardens at Sonaitre

Supporting Mental Health Needs with Horticulture

Posted by Dee Sewell on May 18, 2014

Thanks to a relationship between two charities in the UK and Ireland, horticultural therapy for mental health support needs is being addressed.

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How To Create A Successful Community / Workplace Garden

Posted by Dee Sewell on April 15, 2014

One of the many benefits of working in a community garden is the group environment and shared learning opportunities from working in a team.

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Focus on: Knocknaheeny/Hollyhill Community Garden, Cork

Posted by Dee Sewell on February 16, 2014

One of the benefits of the community garden network is that we get to visit other gardens. In the first of this focus series we visit Cork and the Knocknaheeney/Hollyhill Community Garden.

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When things go wrong in Community Gardens

Posted by Dee Sewell on February 6, 2014

It’s not all sunshine and roses in community gardens. Sometimes things go wrong and when they do, community gardening coordinators and tutors need the skills to deal with them.

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5 Reasons Why Community Gardens are Good For Us

Posted by Dee Sewell on January 22, 2014

It’s not just heresay, many reports have been published proving that community gardens are so good for us.

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Kilkenny Community Gardens Pickles & Preserves

Sunday Snap ~ From Seed to Sale at Savour Kilkenny

Posted by Dee Sewell on October 27, 2013

When people work together, they can achieve so much. Savour Kilkenny is a perfect example.

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Clonegal Community Garden

Now’s a great time to grow your own garlic

Posted by Dee Sewell on October 22, 2013

Grow your own garlic now for a good summer crop

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