There are so many benefits to trees.
It’s lovely to take a walk among them, they provide a home for wildlife, they have a role to play in our economy and they are an important part of Ireland’s response to climate change.
Trees: From Seed to Sawdust is a 20-part series that explores the role of trees in our lives and the benefits they bring. It is funded by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine as part of the Woodland Support Project.
In this programme, recorded at Teagasc Oak Park research centre in Carlow, Frances McHugh, Forestry Advisor and Ian Short, Dheeraj Rathore and Oliver Sheridan, research scientists, talk about how the
Agroforestry seems to be the answer to farmers worries in relation to trees and taking land out of use for 50 or 60 years – which is the case under
People are buying their Christmas Trees earlier than before. That’s according to Michael O’Gorman of Celtic Christmas Trees who has been working hard the past month harvesting, packing, delivering and
Ballintemple Tree Nursery is situated just outside Ardattin Co Carlow and it is here that Coillte process their seeds and rear trees from seed for planting out into the forest,
In this programme we meet Mick Power, National Estates Manager with Coillte with responsibility of biotic risk. We meet in the beautiful Castlemorris Woods in Co Kilkenny where a mixture
This week the focus is on the Oak tree. It’s presence in our life does not and should not depend on its economic value but a new use for its