How to Grow Wildflowers for Pollinators

Wildflowers are becoming a regular feature in Irish gardens, and for good reason, they are an easy, attractive, inexpensive way for gardeners to support threatened pollinators like bees and butterflies. Creating one is not rocket science but if you follow the tips below you’ll have the best chance of delivering a beautiful bounty of nectarContinue reading “How to Grow Wildflowers for Pollinators”

How To Create A Wildlife-Friendly Garden In Ireland

Sometimes, it can feel impossible to have an impact on the climate crisis. It’s so big and nebulous, but one area where we can have a huge impact is protecting local biodiversity. What you do in your house, garden and community has a real, immediate and direct impact on wildlife where we live, and dependingContinue reading “How To Create A Wildlife-Friendly Garden In Ireland”

Natural Insect Repellents

It’s summer! And as the temperatures creep up we’re all living outdoors more, which means we’re all spending more time with lots of mini-beasties. I have a live and let live approach to most insects in my life. I’m happy to share my living space with them, after all I’m the one invading their worldContinue reading “Natural Insect Repellents”