Sustainable Skerries

The inaugural meeting of the Skerries GIY group was a roaring success. There were over sixty people packed into the cafe area of the Skerries Mills. We recieved support from the...

Wednesday 6th of January saw the first event in the Sustainable Skerries public awareness campaign which will run for the next few months. The awareness meeting was held in St Patricks...

Sustainable Skerries recently met with representatives of Fingal county Council about the possibility of both Community gardens and Allotments in the town. The good news is that the council supports both...

It was pretty evident from the recent Sustainable Skerries public meeting that gardening and food growing were popular areas of interest. There is a huge appetite for growing food at home,...

Gardening was one of the topics that interested everyone at the recent Sustainable Skerries Transition Town public meeting. With that in mind, here is the latest installment from the Irish Times’...

Interested in growing your own vegetables? If so Irish Times journalist Fionnula Fallon has some words of wisdom. You can find her tips from the OPW’s restored walled garden in Ashtown...

Urban farmer, Fionnula Fallon talks about planting soft fruits such as strawberries in the Pheonix Park. This slideshow from the Irish Times includes hints on planting, fertilising and a range of...

Interested in starting your own vegetable garden? If so, you’re in luck. There’ll be a one-day practical course in vegetable growing in Ardgillan next Saturday, April 25, from 11am to 4pm....