Nature Watch – Pollination

Extract from Pollinators.ie: There are 99 bee species in Ireland: the honeybee, 21 species of bumblebee, and 77 species of solitary bee. Bees are the most important pollinator of crops and native plant species in Ireland. They are a key component of our wildlife and one of the busiest, least appreciated work forces we have.… Continue reading Nature Watch – Pollination

Welcoming Spring & Imbolc Celebrations

For Christmas I was given ‘The Almanac – A Seasonal Guide to 2020’. I’ve never owned or read an Almanac before. It was surprisingly great, I pull it out regularly to see what I should be doing seasonally. It’s also amazing as I’m on a journey of repairing my mental health and this book guides… Continue reading Welcoming Spring & Imbolc Celebrations

How managing a farm ignited my creativity …

Happy New Year everyone! I hope this message meets people in good spirits and in optimistic hope for 2020. There are a few games from the last decade I want to write about that made a significant impact into my life. I thought I would start off with ‘Stardew Valley‘, and it’s simple but reassuring… Continue reading How managing a farm ignited my creativity …

Christmas Greens

Now that it is too cold for insects, its time to give my greens in the planter a little tender loving care if we’re going to get some spoils for Christmas. I started by setting up a mobile of CD’s over the plant patch to act as a scarecrow for birds as they’re still eating… Continue reading Christmas Greens

Soil Fest 2019

I’ve been helping the Soil Science Society of Ireland with their Soil Fest event. The event coincides with World Soil Day, 5th December 2019 and celebrates all things ‘soil’. The event will feature talks, art and exhibits. There are limited spaces and you can get your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/soil-fest-2019-tickets-81966226189 “World Soil Day 2019 (#WorldSoilDay) and… Continue reading Soil Fest 2019

Fungi Geocache

Trying out Tik Tok for the first time so I made this video. It was tough editing a rake load of footage into 15secs but a fun challenge in regards to having tight restrictions. I also felt it was a good opportunity to get back into the fun playfulness of geocaching. I haven’t had a… Continue reading Fungi Geocache