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Mairead Ronan

Learning To Live With Plants We've Been Told To Get Rid Of Is Better For Ireland's Wildlife

If you’ve been thinking about re-wilding your garden, then you’ll want to watch the brand new TV sho...
Orla Ormond
Orla Ormond

1:23 PM - 22 Nov 2021



Mairead Ronan

Learning To Live With Plants We've Been Told To Get Rid Of Is Better For Ireland's Wildlife

Orla Ormond
Orla Ormond

1:23 PM - 22 Nov 2021

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If you’ve been thinking about re-wilding your garden, then you’ll want to watch the brand new TV show by Ireland’s much loved wildlife filmmaker Colin Stafford Johnson.

Colin spoke to Mairead about 'The Wild Gardener' which follows his journey to re-wild an acre of land and to get as many creatures as possible to share the land with him.

Learning To Live With Plants We've Been Told To Get Rid Of Is Better For Ireland's Wildlife

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He wants us to change our thinking from carefully manicured lawns and accept that nature is not neat, and what we see as weeds are home to many different kinds of wildlife.

You can hear the chat in full by pressing the play button on screen.


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