NATURE SAFE

NATURE SAFE

Kind to nature, great for your garden Now that spring is here and our thoughts turn to tending our gardens, Ballincollig Tidy Towns wants everyone’s support to ensure Ballincollig is a SPRAY FREE town. Searching for more natural and safe products for the garden,...
GROW FAST FLOWERS FROM SEED

GROW FAST FLOWERS FROM SEED

(article taken from The Irish Garden magazine) Gardening can be an expensive business at times, especially when you’ve a large space to fill, the cost of buying plants can easily mount up. If we only look to shrubs and large plants for immediate gratification, we risk...
PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION

PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION

As part of this year’s upcoming National Tree Week, Cork City Council is running a Photography Competition. This is to showcase and raise awareness about the many trees around the city and the benefits they provide. To enter please send a photograph of a...
NATIONAL TREE WEEK ART COMPETITION

NATIONAL TREE WEEK ART COMPETITION

ART COMPETITION FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS Attention Cork City Primary Schools. As part of this year’s National Tree Week, an Art Competition is being run by Cork City Council for all Primary School students in the city.  This Art Competition is to raise awareness...
BRIGHTER DAYS

BRIGHTER DAYS

A GOOD TURNOUT Last Saturday a walk as part of Tree Week took place in the Regional Park Ballincollig. We were very grateful to Karen Loxton from Wildwork who gave a very interesting and informative talk on significant trees. The walk was well attended and was a great...