DANDELIONS

Each dandelion head contains up to 100 individual flowers, known as florets, which contain nectar and pollen. There are 240 species of dandelion in the UK.  Prof Jane Memmott said: “If dandelions were rare, people would be fighting over them. Because they’re...

WEEKLY ROUNDUP

BEAUTY AROUND US Daffodils can now be seen well above the ground in several places throughout Ballincollig. And the first daffodils of the season in full bloom can be seen on the Carrigrohane Road near the Poulavone Roundabout.     There are so many facets...

REGIONAL PARK POLLINATORS

This year the Council Gardening Department has planted over 3,000 Pollinator Plants near the Footbridge Entrance to Ballincollig Regional Park. A lot of thought and planning went into these two magnificent flower beds. The planting certainly brightens the entrance and...

LISTEN UP

  COUNTDOWN The countdown is on for the SuperValu National Tidy Towns Competition which starts in June.We are busy getting through the many projects in order to get Ballincollig  looking the very best it can. We are asking that all businesses and residents...

POLLINATOR CORRIDOR PLANTING

Poulavone Planting Of Pollinators as part of our Pollinator Corridor Planting as part of the pollinator corridor continued near the Poulavone Roundabout in the past few days. This new planting is a welcome addition to that part of the road especially as it is the main...