Address: Irish Seed Savers Association, Capparoe, Scarriff, Co. Clare, Ireland   Phone: +353 61 921866   Email:

Most Recent ISSA News


An Exclusive offer from Irish Seed Savers BUY FOUR  PACKETS OF SEED GET  FIFTH  HERITAGE OPEN POLLINATED VARIETY FREE to purchase your seeds please click here Buy only 4 and our Seed Bank will select an additional heritage seed pack to send in your order! valid from 4th May to 4th  June one extra packet of seed will automatically be added to ...

Annual Plant Share – 22nd May, 12pm – 4pm

Irish Seed Savers are hosting our Annual Plant Share on Sunday 22nd May 12am – 4pm Bring along your surplus plants, seedlings, shrubs and seeds share them with other but don't be surprised if you end up going home with more than you came with. Bring your friends and family and enjoy a walk through ...

Summer course for teachers

The Year Round Organic School Garden This course demonstrates how to plan and create an organic school garden. It shows how to develop various habitats and increase biodiversity in the school grounds. We will visit an established school garden, and also audit, plan and design a garden for a new location. We will look at the cross curricular potential ...

Free Irish Heritage Vegetable Seeds

To mark the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising, Irish Seed Savers are giving away a FREE packet of Irish Heritage seeds for every four that you buy. Buy eight get two packs FREE. Our head gardeners have hand picked a selection of rare Irish varieties for you, such as the Daniel O'Rourke pea, Irish ...

Eco Tours for Primary Schools

A visit to the Irish Seed Savers is an ideal and practical example of sustainable education. It is an environment where children learn,  while having a fun and activity filled day. Activities include Treasure hunt Organic pizza in our outdoor cob oven Pond dipping Seed sowing Irish Seed Savers Association is set in twenty acres of unique heritage ...

Coffee Mornings in Aid of Irish Seed Savers 2016

For those of you who have asked if there was anything in particular they could do to help, please consider holding a coffee morning in your community to help raise funds for Irish Seed Savers. Please contact us if you would like us to send out copies of our new Seed catalogue to you to peruse ...

Love your Garden Week 9th -13th February 2016

Irish Seed Savers , Love Your Garden Week 9th – 13th of February 2016 FREE Admission for one week only! Come visit our Gardens & Orchards, enjoy a walk with all the family on one of our children’s walking trails. Then afterwards warm up in our shop with a tea or coffee, while you choose your seeds for the new planting season. Shop Open Tuesday to Friday 9:30 ...

Down to Earth in the School Garden

Conference - Saturday 26th September 2015 Our third annual School Garden Conference, celebrating the International Year of the Soil. Featuring workshops on soil, composting, biodiversity and bioliteracy. Places limited to 50 per venue. For further info go to

What to plant in September

As we leave summer behind and approach autumn we enter one of the busiest months for harvesting so the rush to plant and sow begins to slow down. Yet there are still crops to sow! It's worth sowing some overwintering onions ready for spring. Try our Shinkiu Onion which produces large golden bulbs. You can see our current range of seeds on our online shop 

Text Donate Campaign

Text SEED to 50300 to donate €2. 100% of the text goes to Irish Seed Savers across most network providers. Some providers apply VAT which means that a minimum of €1.63 will go to Irish Seed Savers. Service Provider: LIKECHARITY. Helpline: 076 6805278.

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