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Sowing Guide for Week 4 August

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GIY is a global movement of people who grow their own food.

Our big idea?  When people grow their own they gain a deeper understanding of food called ‘food empathy’ which acts as a lever to a healthier lifestyle.

There are 50,000 people involved online and in the community, supported by the GIY foundation, which runs campaigns and events to inspire and support people to grow their own.


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Ask the Expert? - Young Pumpkins being eaten/ Problem Solved. I made a spray of garlic/olive oil/ soap for three mornings and we have good size pumpkins.

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Please compost your weeds

There seems to be a lot of confusion about composting weeds.  Weeds make up the main part of my compost heap and they really make excellent compost.  Yet on numerous occasions I noticed that people start dumps – of...

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Apple Tree

By: Michele Dalton

To celebrate the graduation of 6th class  from St Anne's the children of 2nd class planted an apple tree on the day we got  the school holidays.


New Ross Public Veg Display 2014

By: Sara Whelan

19 August The GIY (Grow It Yourself) group in New Ross is holding a GIY HARVEST PARTY on Saturday 30th August  at 2pm to celebrate their Summer vegetable growing project...


New Ross Public Veg Display

By: GIY New Ross

  Published: Jul Tue, 2014    By: Sara Whelan   26 June On our GIY New Ross page, I have set up a Summer Project 2014 Album and there are a few pics of  the beds as...


Beneavin’s Generational Garden

By: paul kelly

Students and teachers at Beneavin College have teamed up with the staff and residents of Beneavin Nursing Home in Finglas  again this year to create their very own...


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