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Creating a local biodiversity plan

Temple Manor/Wilkins Residents’ Association (TMWRAC) explain the Biodiversity Plan they have created for Greenhills, Dublin 12  Temple Manor Residents’ Association was set up some seven years ago and since then has expanded to take into account the recently completed development … Continued

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Making meadows in South Dublin

Dog Daisies, Tymon Park South Dublin County Council (SDCC) manages approximately 1,500 hectares of parks (54 parks) and open spaces. SDCC signed up as a partner to the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan in 2019 and have implemented a reduced mowing regime … Continued

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Magical Moths

Moths can be found anywhere, from the tops of mountains to the edges of sandy shores, on our farms and in our gardens. They play an important part in our landscape, interacting with many plants and animals. In Ireland, we … Continued

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Creating a lawn spiral for pollinators

Thanks to Rachel McKenna, from Co. Offaly, who sent in this account of the amazing meadow and ‘summer spiral’ created this year in her garden – by simply reducing grass-cutting. The result is pretty to look at, allows a meandering … Continued

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Why I don’t plant wildflower seed

I am often asked, “should I plant wildflower seed?” My answer is always that pollinators themselves would say “no”. Would I sow wildflower seed in my own garden? I might put some in a patio pot, but there is absolutely … Continued
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