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Most Recent ISSA News

The Great Irish Garden 2018

The Great Irish Garden (our big open day) has gone from strength to strength in recent years. This event received the Heritage Council's Hidden Heritage Award in 2017. Our 2018 event is now recognised as a European Heritage Event as part of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage. ‘Sharing Stories’ is the theme for this year’s National Heritage Week ...

Blossom Week & Annual Plant Share

This year as part of National Biodiversity Week Irish Seed Savers will be hosting Blossom Week which will culminate with our Annual Plant Share event on Sunday 27th May. There will be FREE entry to our gardens and orchards all week (up to and including the 26th). On each of the 6 days (21st to 27th) ...

Seed Share Reschedule to – Saturday 10th March 12pm – 4pm

Seed Share Reschedule to - Saturday 10th March 12pm - 4pm FREE Entry for supporters of Irish Seed Savers FREE Entry for Children €5 for General Addmission It's that time of year again where we are all beginning to plan our gardens for the year ahead. Where to place the flowers, how many raised beds will i have? What ...

Our Big Open Day – ‘The Great Irish Garden’

As part of Heritage Week on Sunday 27th August Irish Seed Savers are inviting the nation to come visit and celebrate ‘The Great Irish Garden’. Free talks, tours, tastings, some fabulous guest speakers and demonstrations means there will be something for the beginner and avid gardener alike. Our guest speakers this year are RTE presenter and ...

Irish Seed Savers Annual Seed Share 2017

Seed Share - Sunday 5th March 12pm - 4pm FREE Entry for supporters of Irish Seed Savers FREE Entry for Children €5 for General Addmission It's that time of year again where we are all beginning to plan our gardens for the year ahead. Where to place the flowers, how many raised beds will i have? What ...

Annual Seed Share at Irish Seed Savers

Seed Share - Sunday 5th March 12pm - 4pm FREE Entry for supporters of Irish Seed Savers FREE Entry for Children €5 for General Addmission It's that time of year again where we are all beginning to plan our gardens for the year ahead. Where to place the flowers, how many raised beds will i have? What did ...

Learn how to Graft your own trees – In a one day workshop

What is Tree Grafting? Grafting involves joining together parts of two plants to function as a single plant. One of the plants provides the lower trunk and root system, this is called the stock or rootstock. The other plant provides the upper portion (stems, leaves, flowers and fruit) that has the desirable characteristics (beautiful flowers or ...

Appeal Campaign

Irish Seed Savers Association is now launching an Appeal Campaign to ensure the survival of the organisation and to enable us to continue Irish Seed Savers important work. Many of you will be aware of the Associations recent struggles. We have for the past number of years been receiving grant aid from the Department of ...

TEACHING IS EASY IN A SCHOOL GARDEN

Ireland’s first ever school garden education conference Saturday 5th October – Marino Institute of Education, Griffith Avenue, Dublin 9 10am to 4.15pm School gardens are proving to be an important part of teaching an integrated range of subjects in an enjoyable and fulfilling way.  It is interesting to note that school gardening will be on the ...

Michael D. Higgins visits our new Seed Bank

President Higgins gave a wonderful speech at the official opening of Irish Seed Savers Association's new, Leader funded, Seed Bank. This is a very important facility for Irish Seed Savers. It is also a very important facility for Ireland, in terms of conservation, biodiversity and indeed food security. First part Second part ...

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