Donegal farmers called on to fight Japanese knotweed
Amy Forde
An environmental group in Donegal is calling on local farmers to join them in their fight against invasive species which have infiltrated their land.
6 July 2022 Gardening
Mary’s Garden: Creating a sensory garden at home
Mary Keenan explains how to create the benefits of a sensory garden at home.
22 June 2022 Gardening
Gardening with Gerry Daly: potato vine and cuckoo spit on lavender
The potato vine or the potato jasmine vine, Solanum jasminoides, is so named because it has starry flowers that resemble jasmine.
How does grass grow?
Ireland is often referred to as the Emerald Isle, or it’s said to have 40 shades of green. Professor Tommy Boland gives us the science behind why that is.
15 June 2022 Grass & feeding
Just how green is my pony?
From the poles they jump to the rugs they wear, how can we make our four-legged friends more environmentally efficient? Helen Sharp has some ideas to get you started.
Peony problems and pillaging pests
It’s hectic as Mary Keenan reaches peak season for visitors to her garden meaning constant attention to weeding and trimming to keep everything looking at its best.
8 June 2022 Gardening
Inform your decision on gene editing at Cork event
UCC will host an event where farmers, consumers and researchers can come together to discuss new genomic techniques ahead of submitting to the EU consultation on the matter.
5 June 2022 News
Gardening with Gerry Daly: sweet lily-of-the-valley
Lily-of-the-valley is grown principally for its beautiful, scented flowers but its foliage is also very valuable as ground cover.
25 May 2022 Features
Gardening with Gerry Daly: ring-a-ding-ding with bluebells
This week in the garden Gerry Daly talk bluebells, rhododendron and the job to get done at the moment.
18 May 2022 Gardening
Russia destroys national plant gene bank in Ukraine
Russia has destroyed a valuable resource of plant and crop genetic material in Ukraine, having previously used it for the benefit of its own farmers.
18 May 2022 News
UK students develop AD plant from shipping containers
The project was one of three low-carbon initiatives jointly funded by a £500,000 grant from the Welsh Government.
Steketee introduces self-steering frame option for all mechanical hoes
Lemken has just introduced the Steketee ‘EC-Steer’, a parallel steering frame which converts any existing hoe to joystick or camera-guided steering through being mounted between the tractor and hoe.
11 May 2022 News