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# plants - Saturday 24 April, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about flowers?
# Ah Petal
# Ah Petal

Quiz: How much do you know about flowers?

Apr 24th 2021, 10:00 PM 55,116 Views 15 Comments

Test your knowledge.

# plants - Monday 17 June, 2019

Where should I put house plants so they look great and don't die?
# Task Master
# Task Master

Where should I put house plants so they look great and don't die?

Jun 17th 2019, 5:06 PM 4,244 Views 0 Comments

Different rooms are good for different plants, writes Grainne O’Reilly.

# plants - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Over 500 plant species became extinct in the past 250 years, new study finds
# Nature
# Nature

Over 500 plant species became extinct in the past 250 years, new study finds

Jun 11th 2019, 10:37 AM 7,875 Views 11 Comments

A new study has found that plant extinction is occurring up to 500 times faster than ‘natural’ rates.

# plants - Monday 11 March, 2019

Staying alive: 6 striking plants to bring green into your home (even if you don't have green fingers)
# Home Highlights
# Home Highlights

Staying alive: 6 striking plants to bring green into your home (even if you don't have green fingers)

Mar 11th 2019, 12:13 PM 2,599 Views 2 Comments

Our pick of low maintenance but hardworking houseplants with high survival rates.

# plants - Monday 4 March, 2019

'Losing the war of the rhododendrons': Healy-Rae says invasive weed in Killarney is getting worse
# Send In The Army
# Send In The Army

'Losing the war of the rhododendrons': Healy-Rae says invasive weed in Killarney is getting worse

Mar 4th 2019, 6:10 AM 36,588 Views 49 Comments

Last year Healy-Rae said the army should be sent to Killarney National Park. 12 months on, he says the situation is getting worse.

# plants - Friday 28 December, 2018

5 plants to replace your Christmas tree when it's gone
# Greenery
From The Daily Edge
# Greenery

5 plants to replace your Christmas tree when it's gone

Dec 28th 2018, 3:00 PM 4,227 Views 0 Comments

Even for the laziest plant-owners.

# plants - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Pics: Gardaí attend Dublin house fire, seize €110,000 worth of cannabis from the growhouse on the property
# Heat
# Heat

Pics: Gardaí attend Dublin house fire, seize €110,000 worth of cannabis from the growhouse on the property

May 5th 2018, 4:02 PM 43,566 Views 34 Comments

Gardaí and Dublin Fire Brigade attended the house fire at a property on Brian Road in Marino just after 7am this morning.

# plants - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Organic food provides significant environmental benefits to vegetarian diets - research
# Food Consumption
# Food Consumption

Organic food provides significant environmental benefits to vegetarian diets - research

Feb 10th 2018, 8:18 AM 11,380 Views 13 Comments

The study of over 34,000 people is the first to examine the environmental impacts of both food choices and farm production systems.

# plants - Saturday 14 October, 2017

A jungle high above the city streets - living in Milan's elite 'Vertical Forest'
# Vertical Forest
# Vertical Forest

A jungle high above the city streets - living in Milan's elite 'Vertical Forest'

Oct 14th 2017, 7:30 AM 33,962 Views 25 Comments

The matching skyscrapers have won multiple awards worldwide for their design by architect Stefano Boeri.

# plants - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Gardaí say prickly hedges can help prevent burglaries
# Defensive Planting
# Defensive Planting

Gardaí say prickly hedges can help prevent burglaries

Jun 1st 2017, 10:48 AM 17,438 Views 59 Comments

They also want people to avoid posting holiday photos while away from home.

# plants - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Man due in court after bag of drugs found in Carlow house
# Special Sitting
# Special Sitting

Man due in court after bag of drugs found in Carlow house

Mar 5th 2017, 11:43 AM 11,394 Views 0 Comments

The two other men who were arrested have been released without charge.

# plants - Friday 9 December, 2016

Over 100 native Irish plants are endangered, including these well-known favourites
# Orchids
# Orchids

Over 100 native Irish plants are endangered, including these well-known favourites

Dec 9th 2016, 4:29 PM 23,514 Views 18 Comments

Twenty vascular plants (or 1.7% of those assessed) are critically endangered, 25 (2.1%) are endangered and 61 (5.0%) are vulnerable.

# plants - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Here's the seasonal veg you can enjoy raw this autumn
# Opinion
# Opinion

Here's the seasonal veg you can enjoy raw this autumn

Oct 17th 2015, 4:00 PM 43 Views 1 Comment

Michael Kelly gives us the latest on what we should be planting this autumn and a great recipe for beetroot, apple and carrot Salad.

# plants - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Food growing isn't just for those with ten acres, you can even grow stuff at your desk
# Column
# Column

Food growing isn't just for those with ten acres, you can even grow stuff at your desk

Oct 3rd 2015, 12:00 PM 60 Views 18 Comments

We know that many people who are interested in growing their own are a little daunted by the whole thing – but it’s no big deal, trust me, writes Michael Kelly.

# plants - Friday 25 September, 2015

A hidden 'forest of cannabis' was found in London
# Leafy Suburb
# Leafy Suburb

A hidden 'forest of cannabis' was found in London

Sep 25th 2015, 8:12 PM 20,921 Views 28 Comments

There were around 150 plants in total.

# plants - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Ireland's bees are in danger, but here's the plan that could save them
# Buzz Words
# Buzz Words

Ireland's bees are in danger, but here's the plan that could save them

Sep 17th 2015, 6:02 AM 17,309 Views 40 Comments

Many of the crops grown here depend on bees to pollinate them.

# plants - Monday 13 July, 2015

Bees are disappearing - and scientists are warning about worrying knock-on problems
# Bad Buzz
# Bad Buzz

Bees are disappearing - and scientists are warning about worrying knock-on problems

Jul 13th 2015, 10:30 AM 14,108 Views 33 Comments

Scientists want to move bee populations to new areas.

# plants - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Cannabis plants worth €360k seized in Meath
# Raid
# Raid

Cannabis plants worth €360k seized in Meath

May 9th 2015, 12:22 PM 16,217 Views 57 Comments

One man has been arrested.

# plants - Sunday 1 March, 2015

A Gardener's Diary: The start of sowing season – and some tips for planting
# Opinion
# Opinion

A Gardener's Diary: The start of sowing season – and some tips for planting

Mar 1st 2015, 12:40 PM 1,577 Views 28 Comments

It may not quite be summer yet, but it’s time to get planting those seeds!

# plants - Monday 10 November, 2014

Do plants have any good ideas that we can steal?
# Growing Knowledge
# Growing Knowledge

Do plants have any good ideas that we can steal?

Nov 10th 2014, 7:45 AM 5,198 Views 3 Comments

A new database developed by researchers in Trinity has amalgamated plant data from around the world.

# plants - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Four for court over €200,000 Galway cannabis haul
# Special Sitting
# Special Sitting

Four for court over €200,000 Galway cannabis haul

Sep 6th 2014, 6:09 PM 9,679 Views 0 Comments

Cannabis growing paraphernalia was also discovered during yesterday’s raid in Ballygar.

# plants - Friday 15 August, 2014

Scientists have discovered new plant language
# Through The Grapevine
# Through The Grapevine

Scientists have discovered new plant language

Aug 15th 2014, 7:30 PM 12,291 Views 34 Comments

“The next question is, ‘What exactly are they telling each other?’”

# plants - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Opinion: Summer thyme and the remedy's easy...
# Holistic Gardener
# Holistic Gardener

Opinion: Summer thyme and the remedy's easy...

Jun 24th 2014, 1:00 PM 281 Views 8 Comments

Gardening expert and holistic practitioner Fiann Ó Nualláin shares some of his secrets on how to survive the summer.

# plants - Monday 28 April, 2014

10 things that nobody, NOBODY is good at
# Struggles
From The Daily Edge
# Struggles

10 things that nobody, NOBODY is good at

Apr 28th 2014, 1:17 PM 46,655 Views 56 Comments

NOBODY!

# plants - Monday 5 August, 2013

Gardaí have seized €160 million worth of cannabis in four years
# Stoned
# Stoned

Gardaí have seized €160 million worth of cannabis in four years

Aug 5th 2013, 8:15 AM 5,280 Views 63 Comments

There was a huge increase in the number of cannabis plants seized last year.

# plants - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Sheep-eating tree blooms in the UK
# Feed Me Seymour
From The Daily Edge
# Feed Me Seymour

Sheep-eating tree blooms in the UK

Jun 27th 2013, 8:00 PM 1,605 Views 2 Comments

And just in case that wasn’t scary enough, it’s also 10 foot tall.

# plants - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Column: Plants are at the heart of many crucial global issues facing us today
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Plants are at the heart of many crucial global issues facing us today

May 18th 2013, 1:30 PM 3,379 Views 26 Comments

The economic and societal importance of plants is hard to underestimate; in order to meet the global challenges facing us today, we need to invest time and money into this sector, writes Eoin Lettice.

# plants - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Court for men charged in connection with cannabis seizures
# Court
# Court

Court for men charged in connection with cannabis seizures

Feb 6th 2013, 9:30 AM 4,298 Views 42 Comments

The two men, both in their forties, will appear before Donegal Town District Court this morning.

# plants - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

€500,000 worth of cannabis plants seized in Leitrim
# Drugs
# Drugs

€500,000 worth of cannabis plants seized in Leitrim

Feb 5th 2013, 1:00 PM 7,206 Views 20 Comments

Two men have been arrested after Gardaí discovered the plants in two separate raids.

# plants - Saturday 22 December, 2012

€1m worth of cannabis plants seized
# Drugs Trade
# Drugs Trade

€1m worth of cannabis plants seized

Dec 22nd 2012, 9:53 AM 6,051 Views 57 Comments

Two men are being questioned on latest drugs find while an eighth man is being charged this morning as part of Operation Nitrogen crackdown.

# plants - Monday 19 November, 2012

Gardaí seize 800 cannabis plants, arrest five men in Cork
# Drugs
# Drugs

Gardaí seize 800 cannabis plants, arrest five men in Cork

Nov 19th 2012, 10:01 PM 11,114 Views 65 Comments

The cannabis plants were found in a warehouse at Rathcormac, Fermoy, Co Cork.

# plants - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Cannabis factory uncovered in Donegal
# Drugs
# Drugs

Cannabis factory uncovered in Donegal

Oct 10th 2012, 2:10 PM 7,142 Views 32 Comments

Two men were arrested at the scene and are being detained at Buncrana Garda Station.

# plants - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Two arrested over Laois cannabis cultivation
# Drugs
# Drugs

Two arrested over Laois cannabis cultivation

Jun 20th 2012, 8:32 AM 2,437 Views 12 Comments

A cannabis cultivation site was discovered by gardaí in Ballacolla yesterday.

# plants - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Gardaí seize 'up to 100 cannabis' plants from Laois house
# Drugs Seizure
# Drugs Seizure

Gardaí seize 'up to 100 cannabis' plants from Laois house

Feb 1st 2012, 9:30 AM 2,135 Views 29 Comments

A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene in connection with the drug seizure.

# plants - Thursday 1 December, 2011

Will the Eiffel Tower be turned into a 'giant tree'?
# Eiffel Flower?
From The Daily Edge
# Eiffel Flower?

Will the Eiffel Tower be turned into a 'giant tree'?

Dec 1st 2011, 11:38 AM 3,334 Views 11 Comments

A new scheme could see 600,000 plants dominating the Parisian skyline…

# plants - Monday 17 October, 2011

Climate change is 'shrinking' animals
# Mini Me
From The Daily Edge
# Mini Me

Climate change is 'shrinking' animals

Oct 17th 2011, 10:28 AM 366 Views 1 Comment

Animals across the planet are shrinking in size due to the impact that climate change is having on their natural habitats, according to researchers.

# plants - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Over 31,000 different species call Ireland home
# Biodiversity
# Biodiversity

Over 31,000 different species call Ireland home

Mar 23rd 2011, 2:55 PM 1,443 Views 2 Comments

The first ever inventory of the country’s biodiversity shows that tens of thousands of different species exist in the country today – but not all of their futures are certain.