Tag Archives: urban gardening

How do community gardens grow?

7 Oct

seaview

Taken from http://thefumballystables.ie without asking, but with best intentions… How do you setup and run a community garden? Hear about the lessons learned from two inspiring community garden projects: one in Dublin city centre and the other in rural Co. Clare. We will start with a talking tour of the NCAD Community Garden on Thomas Street, […]

Botanical Gardens Dublin

13 Aug

companion planting

One of the hidden gems of Dublin are Botanical Gardens in Glasnevin. I got some exercise for my lunch break and cycled to Glasnevin to enjoy the Botanical Gardens Dublin in full bloom. “The gardens were founded in 1795 by the Dublin Society (later the Royal Dublin Society) and they have grown to hold 20,000 […]

Summer time growing

31 Jul

Best lettuce you ever taste

With a new job my time committed to the garden has been dramatically restricted for summer time growing. I am still finding time to come most days to look after the plants and keep the garden productive. Tony’s strategy is working well and we are fulfilling his vision of making the garden 4 times as […]

Urban Farming

20 Jun

I was quiet on the web in last few months and time has come to catch up. The reason behind neglecting my blog is Urban Farming. I had who was asked to start growing organic vegetables for NCAD college canteen. I became a organic grower and I just cant stop. The site is just two […]

Guerrilla Gardening Manualfesto

22 Mar

I picked up Guerrilla Gardening Manualfesto (book) in library a while ago and I just remember it with the spring coming. Book is written in a very digestible way, full of stories about cool people and great ideas to make your urban jungle more livable. I need to get my seed-bombs ready to improve all […]