Tag: community gardens

Community Gardens Ireland 2021 Annual Gathering

Community Gardens Ireland Autumn Gathering @ Top of the City Community Garden, Waterford Saturday, 25th September 2021 This event is to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the idea of a community gardens network around the island of Ireland and was first muted at the GIY Harvest Festival in Waterford in 2011. Schedule: 11:00: Kick […]

Community Garden Ieland Gathering and Orchard Care Workshop

Community Garden Gathering & Orchard Care Workshop – Bookings Open

Registration and bookings are now open for the first of our 2017 events. We’re starting the year by visiting County Offaly where CG Ireland are being hosted by Birr Community Growery. Kevin Dudley of Cloughjordan Farm will be demonstrating Orchard Care and we’re also including a Panel Discussion and Community Garden Q & A for all your […]

5 ways community gardens can help pollinators now

5 Ways Community Gardens Can Help Pollinators

  The National Biodiversity Data Centre in Waterford have been working hard to build a framework of  guidelines for local communities, gardens, farmers, local councils, business and transport networks that will help us all make best practice decisions, benefiting pollinators in Ireland and helping to restore declining numbers. As a result, they have begun publishing […]

Creating community garden networks in Ireland

Creating County Community Garden Networks Across Ireland

Two or three times a year people involved with social community gardens from around the country meet up to network, chat and learn from one another. The get-togethers are free, anyone interested in social community gardening is welcome and we often share a potluck lunch; no better way to relax and form friendships than sharing […]

In Focus: Moy Hill Community Garden, County Clare

In Focus: Moy Hill Community Garden, County Clare

When you plant a tiny seed and cover it with earth, you never know just how big it will grow. The same thing happened to The Moy Hill Community Garden. A couple of years ago, a kind man generously gave us a small patch of land just outside of Lahinch in County Clare. It was […]