CREATE A COMPOST BIN

CREATE A COMPOST BIN

A compost bin can be made at any time of the year, but autumn is a time when both “green” nitrogen and “brown” carbon materials are readily available. The bins are often made from plastic or structured from wooden pallets. Sometimes it is sufficient to pile the...
BLOOMIN’ LOVELY

BLOOMIN’ LOVELY

THE CAMERA NEVER LIES Darren Lane and Terry Hume, two local photographers, very kindly spent time capturing Ballincollig’s wonderful floral displays for us. As a result of their talent and kindness, the colours and beauty seen through their lenses are now ours to...
WITH AUTUMN APPROACHING

WITH AUTUMN APPROACHING

DATE FOR THE DIARY OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF BALLINCOLLIG PARKLET Following the success of the Parklet on Douglas Street and as part of the ‘Reimaging Cork’ Programme, Cork City Council sought to provide more Parklets in the City Centre and beyond. To date, in 2021 there...
COMPETITION READY

COMPETITION READY

WORK THIS WEEK The floor in the Poly Tunnel at the Allotment was sorted on Monday. Then during the week indoor flowerbeds were prepared for the Geraniums in this newly floored Poly Tunnel. Adrian continued with his work on the Hydrangeas along the top part of the...
AS SUMMER FADES

AS SUMMER FADES

URGENT APPEAL    URGENT APPEAL    URGENT APPEAL BLOOD SUPPLIES ARE LOW DUE TO VACCINATIONS AND SUMMER HOLIDAYS. HOWEVER HOSPITAL DEMAND IS RISING. WE URGENTLY NEED BLOOD DONORS TO ATTEND AT THE EIRE OG GAA HALL, OVENS  ON MONDAY 16 – THURSDAY 19 AUGUST  FROM...
SUNSHINE AND FLOWERS

SUNSHINE AND FLOWERS

THE REGIONAL PARK Judging by the number of people who visited the Regional Park Ballincollig in 2020, the place is hugely popular. Many people who come to the Park to walk fail to take in the beauty around them. No matter what entrance you take there is so much to...
THE BEAUTY THAT IS….

THE BEAUTY THAT IS….

HYDRANGEAS AT POULAVONE / CARRIGROHANE This year the Hydrangeas are looking wonderful. They have matured so much in the past twelve to eighteen months. The beautiful coloured blossoms are a lovely sight along one of the roads entering Ballincollig. LITTER PICK On...