Tag: <span>Native wildflowers</span>

Tag: Native wildflowers

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, …

Native seed production

Volunteers have been keeping field crops alive and weeded. The drought over the spring hit hard and both plug planting and seed sowing had to stop. Thankfully the rain has come back and coinciding well, more volunteers have been able to start emerging and now recently we stood outside in …

Ballynature Day 2020

True Harvest Seeds were here Here’s our stand at Ballynature Day 2020 with the lovely volunteers, Ciera and Debbie. Mark was there helping too behind the camera. True Harvest Seeds were very happy to be able to offer 35 different species of individual seed packets for sale. If you missed …

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