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# plants - Monday 17 June, 2019

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Scientists want to move bee populations to new areas.

# plants - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Cannabis plants worth €360k seized in Meath

One man has been arrested.

# plants - Sunday 1 March, 2015

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

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?

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

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

# plants - Friday 15 August, 2014

Scientists have discovered new plant language

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

# plants - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

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

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

# plants - Monday 28 April, 2014

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

# plants - Monday 5 August, 2013

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

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

# plants - Thursday 27 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge Sheep-eating tree blooms in the UK Feed Me Seymour This post contains videos

Sheep-eating tree blooms in the UK

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

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

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

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

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

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

# plants - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Cannabis factory uncovered in Donegal

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

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

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

# plants - Thursday 1 December, 2011

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

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

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

# plants - Monday 17 October, 2011

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

Climate change is 'shrinking' animals

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

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.