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The Garden Gnomes
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The Gnomes

Based in Dublin City University, the Gnomes are a great example of what Urban Farming can be. Links to their website and video about their journey.

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Fernhill Community Garden

FCG Ireland is open to local community gardeners. Their members aim to promote, facilitate and enhance community gardening and food growing, sustainability and environmental initiatives.

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Plant Propagation Workshop 20th November 2021, 11.00-12.30 at Muck & Magic CG, Ballymun

Date: Saturday, 20th November, 2021

Time: 11.00am – 12:30

Place: Muck & Magic Community Garden, Ballymun, very near to the Rediscovery Centre

Event: Plant Propagation Workshop: Hardwood Cuttings and Dividing Perennials

More: Participants should dress warmly for all weathers and bring a face covering and their own secateurs if possible, but we can supply these if need be, and will supply all demonstration materials. Places are limited on this practical in person workshop. Please register by email before the 18th November.

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Cherry Orchard Community Garden market sign
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Cherry Orchard Community Garden in RTE Nationwide

RTE Nationwide forecasted on their 22nd September 2021 program their recent visit to Cherry Orchard Community Garden on their busy market’s day. Mary Kennedy interviews Peadar Lynch (manager), workers, volunteers, market customers and community development coordinator, Douglas McLellan.

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CGI gathering attendants
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Community Gardens Ireland 2021 Gathering

Community Gardens Ireland will be celebrating their 10th Anniversary at this year’s Gathering in Waterford. The post includes a summary of the date and venue details, activities and a link to booking and further information.

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Seed saving workshop poster
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Seed Saving Workshop

WALK will be running a wokshop on Seed Saving on Saturday 11th September in Scoil Colm, Crumlin, Dublin. Sign-in and details on the venue, time and map in the article.

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Website Launch Group Picture at St Anne's City Farm
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Website Official Launch – Press Release

The Lord Mayor of Dublin, Hazel Chu, officially launched the new Dublin Community Growers (DCG) website on the 10th June 2021. The Press Release mentions the benefits of Community Gardens on health, food sustainability and local communities, gives a brief history of DCG, and highlights the relevance of the new website to provide information about the gardens and resources for those involved..

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