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Síle Nic Chonaonaigh spent a year journeying
around the country in search of a more
organic and sustainable way of living.


Parental Rating: PG

Gardening Series: Síle meets Pádraig Ó Duibhir, her neighbour in Na Forbacha. He has a large traditional garden and plans carefully in order to have a lot growing through winter.

First Shown: 11 Jul

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Series which follows Síle Nic Chonaonaigh as she journeys around Ireland meeting those who are Gardening without chemicals and learning from those who are mostly self-sufficient. It presents a unique opportunity for viewers to get to know the people who are choosing to go organic or are simply still gardening using traditional methods without chemicals. It will accommodate every garden-type regardless of geographical location, budget, or spatial limitations.

Next Episode – 25.07 @ 7.30pm

Síle travels to An Daingean to meet Julí Ní Mhaoileoin who gardens using the phases of the moon, as people did traditionally. Jim McNamara has planted an edible hedge, Hans Wieland makes jam without sugar and Jörg Müller brings Síle foraging on the seashore.

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