A peaceful walk along the tree lined river Nore in September
With delicious wild cherries, blackcurrents and strawberries, and many wild flowers the summer can be enjoyed in Kilkenny
See also our facebook page also if you want to join our biodiversity group why not contact us.
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Balsam removal continues throughout the Nore Valley basin and in particular in the Kilkenny city area with large numbers of volunteers taking part over the last number of weeks.
Extensive new areas which have not been previously cleared are now being declared balsam free for 2020. The main aim is to remove plants prior to flowering so that the seed is not available for 2021.
Congratulations to all the volunteers who are taking part. See also our Facebook page with details of the various events taking place.
Can you identify any of them? some are fruit trees which KKB and residents associations have planted over the years.
This is the time of year for bare root planting of trees and bushes, planting winter bedding plants, being cruel to be kind with the trimming of bushes,moving / dividing plants around, annual cuting of wild flower areas, removing hard to get at blown non biodegradable plastic from under bushes and hedges (it’s about time that 25c is put on every plastic bottle, can , coffee cup etc so that they have a value) and countless other jobs…..
it goes on ….