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Solutions for the Planet at NI Science Festival

2023 is the 8th year of NI Science Festival with a month packed full of science events. SIREN23 is a fair within the festival that brings together local environmental organisations and traders. With stalls teaching about recycling, sustainable fashion, and marine conservation, to name a few. There was lots of …

Back to BallyNATURE

On 4th March True Harvest Seeds made the trip to Ballynure Village for Ballynature Day. Unable to run since 2020 due to the pandemic, we were delighted to be invited back for 2023. Taking place in the church hall, Ballynature Day is packed with organisations all rallying together to talk …

Conserving The Endangered Hypochaeris Glabra

Hypochaeris glabra, Smooth Cat’s Ear, is an endangered native wildflower in Ireland. It occurs only on the North Coast of the island in small populations. It is on the Schedule 8 Plant List, Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern-Ireland) 2011, placing it under government protection. This legislation is one means …

Banking On Seeds

Ireland’s native wildflowers In recent years, there has been a growing interest in preserving Ireland’s native wildflowers. These plants are an important part of the country’s natural heritage, and play a vital role in supporting biodiversity and maintaining healthy ecosystems. Unfortunately, many of these wildflowers are threatened by habitat loss, …

Why do we attempt to protect plant species?

Photograph of Sisyrinchium angustifolium courtesy of Robert and Hannah Northridge. Why do we attempt to protect plant species? Conserving endangered plant species is vital to the preservation of our ecosystems. While we can’t be sure of the current role of tiny remnants of endangered species within the ecosystems that still …

POST MARKET UPDATE: Turns out, Sunday 26th May ’22 was our last market day at Saintfield as Yvonne and Peter are retiring – so just to say a huge thank you from everyone at True Harvest Seeds. We will keep our market customers updated on new markets we attend. Hope you all enjoy your seeds and plants as much as we did raising them. Love to All xo

We are selling wild flower plants at Saintfield Market tomorrow 10.30 to 2.30pm. We’ll bring a selection of our plants:Lythrum salicariaIris pseudacorusLeucanthemum vulgareKnautia arvensis (featured photo)Succisa pratensisSalix cinereaSalix capreaSalix auritaPrimula vulgarisAchillea millefoliumEupatorium cannibinumHypericum perforatum 3 litre pots £6.50 each. Also bringing full range of wild flower seeds and seed mixes. …

Planting out 2021

So planting out in the field has begun for 2021. It was a tough start – or non start until this week due to the drought. The cold weather is alright for our wild flowers after we hardened the plugs off first.Annuals are going in now, they’re the ones needing …

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