Sustainable Skerries

We live in strange times and all must make sacrifices of some kind or another but here in Ireland the covid outbreak has had an unexpected consequence: an upsurge of interest...

Whether they preferred cooking or eating, or both ÔÇô the people of Skerries were invited to the 1st Sustainable Skerries Global Feast on Saturday, 8 March 2020. It was a true...

Sabine McKenna writes: I’ve been listening to a lot of podcasts. While on a train. While walking. While in the garden. Folding laundry. Packing a suitcase before going away. Doing the...

Charlie Heasman; 6th Nov 2019   Hi, to start off I should apologise for the blatant click bait that is the heading above; allotment gardening cannot save the planet, but I...

Back in September Charlie Heasman from Sustainable Skerries was invited to talk at the Wellness Festival in Skerries Mills. The talk never took place. Unfortunately he had been allocated the first...

Charlie Heasman; 10/10/2019   Skerries allotment holders have been focusing their attention a lot lately on issues of soil management and sustainability. First was a visit from Klaus Laitenberger during which...

Sustainable Skerries scooped two awards at County Hall, Swords on Thursday. The occasion was the Fingal Greener Communities awards presented by Fingal County Council.  Forty awards were given to individuals and...

Charlie Heasman, 30th Sept 2019   Last Saturday Skerries Allotments played host to Irish organic gardening guru Klaus Laitenberger. To call him Irish is perhaps a misnomer; he is an introduced...

Charlie Heasman; 12th July 2017   It’s been a funny old growing year so far – but then aren’t they all? – and in our allotment we’ve so far had our...

Charlie Heasman, June 16th 2019 I set out to write about bumblebees and have veered off topic before even writing a word so this will be a post in two parts. ...