Sustainable Skerries


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 hope to use it as an example to show what can.  I’ve gained your attention, hopefully I can hold it and you will read on.  You may be surprised…. …When my wife and I took on an allotment some years ago… Read More

Throughout the month of October Skerries hosted a “Master Composter” course run and sponsored by Fingal County Council. The course was a two-pronged affair with the twin aims of educating people to waste less food and make compost out of household green waste that would otherwise go for kerbside collection. The ethos of the first part is pretty simple: globally we waste 40% of food; and we shouldn’t.  Not only is it… Read More