Teachers conference on organic school gardens at The Organic Centre on Saturday 19th May 2018

by Hans Wieland  The concept is not new: "Teach children where food comes from and develop growing and cooking skills from an early age on and a new food culture will emerge!" On the other hand what seems to be common sense is still stagnating in

Successful 2018 Potato Day at The Organic Centre

  The 22nd Annual Potato Day at The Organic Centre was attended by more than 100 visitors on a sunny Sunday 11th March from 12-5pm. Potatoes are still on the menu of many families and more and more gardeners enjoy growing some of their own, es

Gardening and growing is the foundation of food education!

by Hans Wieland   Food education is on everyone’s agenda: From Jamie Oliver to Bord Bia’s Food Dudes programme, from the Irish Restaurants Association to Food on the Edge, from Weight Watchers to Slow Food, from the Taste Council to Tesco,

Annual Apple Day and Taste Leitrim Harvest Feast Sunday 24th September 2017

Annual Apple Day and Taste Leitrim Harvest Feast On the 24th September the Organic Centre in Rossinver (12 noon - 5pm) will be hosting their Annual Apple Day.  To coincide with this, a new Taste Leitrim Harvest Feast will be held at the centre. Th

How to store and more – All about home preserving

By Hans Wieland     How to store and more – make your garden produce last Hello fellow gardeners, have you all built your larder yet, cleaned out your freezer, prepared your fish boxes and bought or recycled your hessian sacks? You

Open Garden Day Sunday 16th July 2017

Growing forward with The Organic Centre is the theme for this year’s Open Garden Day Sunday 16th July 2017 from 11am -5pm.   Every garden can be run organically, from the smallest to the largest, whatever the location and everyone young and

The wonder of growing food from seed – Organic gardening for beginners

by Hans Wieland   Growing food from seeds is one of the wonders of gardening and often taken for granted, but it is definitely one of the most exciting and even addictive activities one can undertake. Browsing seed catalogues early in the year th

An organic school garden for every school – Teachers’ conference at The Organic Centre

by Hans Wieland  SEED (School Earth Education) and The Organic Centre are pleased to announce the 4th National Teachers Conference on School Gardens”  and acknowledge the support by Darina Allen, Trevor Sargent and Neven Maguire and Mich

What we will see more in 2017

by Hans Wieland  Very soon we will read in magazines, newspapers and online what's hot in gardening in 2017, what the latest trends are, the plants to have and the shows to attend. That will be all very well and sometimes mildly entertaining, but

Growing Forward in 2017

 by Hans Wieland For most of us gardeners December and January often are more reflective times, we sit and think and dream what happened in the garden this year and what we want to happen next year. Here is what I have been thinking: Protect o

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