Sustainable Skerries

Recently, Darina Allen was in town! Well, she was here virtually on Wed 24 June 2020 and talked to over fifty Skerries residents in a web event organised by us here...

It would be fair to say that most of us these days acknowledge that bees are in trouble; most of us also realise that if bees are in trouble we will...

An online evening with Darina Allen and Karen Power: 24 June 2020, 7 p.m. via Zoom. There is so much talk about food, nutrition, agriculture, the environment, our climate, our health…...

Anyone walking down the Selskar Road might notice a front garden that’s both vibrant with colour and buzzing with bees.  The garden belongs to Cathal Copeland and Sustainable Skerries talked to...

beetroot seedlings

Whether you’re a child or an adult, have lots of experience or none at all, are living in a house with a huge back garden or just have a balcony and...

One of the great things about having an established garden is that I can pass on cuttings and seedlings or bits of plants that needed to be divided to friends neighbours...

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...

Sat 21 March, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Skerries Sailing Club Formerly the Head Gardener at the Organic Centre at Rossinver, Co. Leitrim, Ireland, Klaus Laitenberger has been growing vegetables organically...

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...

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...