Such a lovely Autumn and early Winter we have had. The tree colours are remarkable. What it has meant for us is that the planting season is in fact delayed by several weeks. My lovely hazel tree at the front door is still covered in leaves. I thought some yellow plastic rubbish in my gardenContinue reading “The start of the planting season??? not so fast….”
It’s so exciting! Link here; https://www.plant-for-the-planet.org/en/join-in/academy/20190126-dublin/details The Trees March On! Sign up in your schools; details to follow!
https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/visiting-woods/trees-woods-and-wildlife/british-trees/common-non-native-trees/holm-oak/ Hi everybody. I’ve put my website onto my phone so it won’t always look fancy! I discovered a really poignant thing yesterday from my neighbour, Michael. As he told me, “A little fragment of history linking our little corner of the world to events 100 years ago.” A former resident of our oldContinue reading “Holm oak (Quercus ilex) – British trees – Woodland Trust”
I’m planting here in Ireland a million native trees With Ireland’s million children, deadline 2023. Part of a UN project started by a boy in school & a teacher down in Kenya who knew how to make earth cool. I have the Hero Costume; you’ll have seen me planting trees, Cape of red to combatContinue reading “It’s the Ballad of A Would-Be Climate Hero”
We are cominug up to the bare-root planting season! Impatient to get planting? I have a few acorns from my oak tree in the garden and some from being out on walks; most excitingly, a few have sprouted. Fortunately we will not be relying on my personal garden nursery for our stock but itContinue reading “Here’s to a successful planting season, kicking off November 1!”
Shankhill Arboretum Here We Come! Learn about Tree Day here! https://youtu.be/S2Je7e7mTbA
Earth Rise – Verse 1 Earth Rises like a blue balloon. As Apollo orbited the moon. Seen from space, Earth is a surprise. Humankind starts to realise Our “Goldilocks” location’s quite ideal, We round the sun just like a wheel No nice neighbours, the only home around. There’s no other ideal planet to be found.Continue reading “Check out our tree poems, tree songs, tree raps…”