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

Most Recent ISSA News

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 www.schoolearthed.ie

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.

Jobbridge Position available as Fundraising Administrator

Irish Seed Savers Association:  Jobbridge Position available as Fundraising Administrator We are looking for an energetic, compassionate and friendly person who can relate to people at all levels, who would like to support the Irish Seed Savers Association team in implementing fundrasing campaigns. Ideal candidates will have a genuine interest in our work, and in working ...

Feed your Soil

August will see the beginning of Harvesting for most, beetroot, tomatoes, carrots, cabbage, cauliflower, peas, french and runner beans among others will leave your beds empty. Green manures (mustard, buckwheat, clovers and vetches) are plants which are grown specifically to improve soil fertility. Grow directly in the now empty beds, cut down and dig in to ...

What to Sow in August

What to Sow in August. There are still quite a few things you should be sowing in August to provide you with a good supply of food over the winter period, late croppers such as Spring Cabbage as well as hardy lettuce are ideal. Although we think of lettuce as a summer crop, it is a ...

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