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Dee Sewell
Teaching Growth. Teaching Green.
Teaching Growth. Teaching Green.
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Nine tips to help you learn and remember botanical Latin plant names. Can you add to the list? 

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Great idea, if we stopped and thought more often and spread more kindness just think what an amazing world this would be

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An Gairdin Beo will be commemorating 1916 in the community garden. Hope to see you there.

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Preparations are well under way for what's looking like a great weekend in Global Green at Electric Picnic this weekend. With talks, music, poets, drumming, free crafts and activities and loads of friendly people to hang out with on comfy seats, come visit us in the pop up community garden if you're there http://www.electricpicnic.ie/stage/global-green

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We've been having fun on the patio recently with the colour #purple and some #pallet furniture, here's how and why

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It's easy to feel helpless as we hear about the decline of bees but there is something we can all do now to help them and the environment around us - stop using fungicides, herbicides and insecticides in our gardens and community gardens.

The Irish Biodiversity Centre have published action plans and guidelines sharing how we can help #bees and #pollinators in the garden. Here's a summary with links

http://greensideup.ie/how-we-can-help-bees-and-pollinators-in-the-garden/

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This coincidentally popped up in my timeline shortly after I posted my latest article about the Carlow based humanitarian organisation The Jacket Off Your Back.
Today, 125 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance. Moreover, 93% of people living in extreme poverty are in countries vulnerable to environmental risks. Based on its experience, capacities, strategic orientation and existing corporate targets, this paper sets forth FAO’s priorities for the World Humanitarian Summit: http://bit.ly/1NBUmjW #ShareHumanity
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I've been thinking about turning to a plant based diet for a while and a few weeks ago finally did it. Here's how it's been going http://greensideup.ie/vegetarian-easier-than-you-think/ #vegetarian


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Building peace and diversity and a great opportunity to network too. The next community garden network get together is in Belfast on Saturday, 14th May. This is a free event but booking necessary #communitygardening  
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