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

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