Fun-Filled Summer at SOLAS: Plant Swap & Milkshakes

As SOLAS Eco Garden Centre in Portarlington continues to innovate and invest in becoming Ireland’s number one family food and garden destination, our busiest weekend ever has inspired even more enhancements for the community to enjoy. With the highly anticipated 500m2 playground on track to open by the end of May, complete with a sensory […]

Calling all Tipperary Creative Amateur Gardeners to apply for Bord Bia Bloom 2020!

Bord Bia Bloom festival returns this June bank holiday weekend from 28th May to 1st June in the Phoenix Park, Dublin. With planning well underway, Bord Bia Bloom is calling for budding gardeners from Tipperary to submit entries for the popular Postcard garden category. Postcard gardens offer passionate amateur gardeners, garden clubs, community and GIY […]

Gardening Is A Magical Tool For Mindfulness!

In the first-ever survey done in Ireland linking gardening to Mindfulness, 89% of respondents say they have experienced Mindfulness in their garden! The survey, carried out by The Irish Garden magazine, defined Mindfulness as: “the non-judgement of oneself and moment-to-moment awareness of one’s thoughts and feelings.” Gardening was understood to mean the action and non-action […]

Open day to launch School of Food’s ‘Market Garden’ to the South East

The South East’s culinary hub, Thomastown School of Food will launch its newly developed ‘Market Garden’ on Saturday, July 2nd with an open day for the public from 11am to 3pm at their one-acre Community Garden site in Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny. The Market Garden was developed with the assistance of Waterford based, sustainable gardening group, […]

Grow your own fruit and veg – Allotments available in Nenagh

Are you interested in growing your own fruit and vegetables? Nenagh Community Allotments have some half or full size plots available. “Growing your own food, is like printing your own money!” This is a great opportunity to grow your own food, save money, be physically active, enjoy the fresh air and meet new people. To […]

Tipperary Gardens To Appear on RTE Television

Three Tipperary gardens will feature on RTE 1’s Nationwide programme at 7pm on Friday 6th July.  Curraquill Garden in Dromineer, Rathurles Garden in Nenagh and Fancroft Mill and Gardens in Roscrea were filmed for a special episode dedicated to gardening.  Bellefield Garden in Offaly’s Shinrone will also appear in the programme.  All of the gardens […]

Tipperary Garden Designer awarded by Bloom in the Park while raising awareness for Cystic Fibrosis

Tipperary Garden Designer, Erika Reeves success was awarded today by Bloom in the Park, Ireland’s leading flower, food and family festival which runs until June 4th at Phoenix Park. Reeves received a Silver Gilt Award for her garden which aims to help raise awareness for Cystic Fibrosis, Ireland’s most common life-threatening inherited disease. Speaking after her success, Erica said “The garden […]

Working and Walking with Nature at Fairy Fort Farm, Borrisoleigh, Co Tipperary

Combining awareness and knowledge with physical exercise to grow food and stay healthy. Morning:  How to turn bare soil into a productive plot. Afternoon:  Wild plant and landscape walk With John Baker of Earth Repair at Fairy Fort Farm, Borrisoleigh Saturday 26th May From: 11am-5pm   Earth Repair   –  An Ecological Business Earth Repair is a […]

Growrings Blooming To Success In International Market

Innovative gardening product from Irish company GrowRings to increase presence globally   Building on the huge success of their Irish launch last year, GrowRings are expanding their distribution to accommodate for international demand. GrowRings will be exhibiting at a number high profile international shows in the coming months, commencing with the Ideal Homes Exhibition at […]

Bellefield Spring Plant Fair

Saturday 3rd March – put the date in your diary now – from11 amto4.30 p.m.This is the first Fair of the year at Bellefield House & Gardens.  There are lots of exciting things happening this year.   The award winning gardens at Bellefield House which feature in this month’s Gardens Illustrated, have been restored and […]

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