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#Plants

From TheJournal.ie Where should I put house plants so they look great and don't die? Task Master

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.

From TheJournal.ie Over 500 plant species became extinct in the past 250 years, new study finds Nature

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.

From TheJournal.ie Staying alive: 6 striking plants to bring green into your home (even if you don't have green fingers) Home Highlights

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Losing the war of the rhododendrons': Healy-Rae says invasive weed in Killarney is getting worse Send In The Army

'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.

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

Even for the laziest plant-owners.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Gardaí attend Dublin house fire, seize €110,000 worth of cannabis from the growhouse on the property Heat

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.

From TheJournal.ie Organic food provides significant environmental benefits to vegetarian diets - research Food Consumption

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.

From TheJournal.ie A jungle high above the city streets - living in Milan's elite 'Vertical Forest' Vertical Forest

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.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí say prickly hedges can help prevent burglaries Defensive Planting

Gardaí say prickly hedges can help prevent burglaries

They also want people to avoid posting holiday photos while away from home.

From TheJournal.ie Man due in court after bag of drugs found in Carlow house Special Sitting

Man due in court after bag of drugs found in Carlow house

The two other men who were arrested have been released without charge.

From TheJournal.ie Over 100 native Irish plants are endangered, including these well-known favourites Orchids

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.

From TheJournal.ie Here's the seasonal veg you can enjoy raw this autumn Opinion

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.

From TheJournal.ie Food growing isn't just for those with ten acres, you can even grow stuff at your desk Column

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.

From TheJournal.ie A hidden 'forest of cannabis' was found in London Leafy Suburb

A hidden 'forest of cannabis' was found in London

There were around 150 plants in total.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's bees are in danger, but here's the plan that could save them Buzz Words

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.

From TheJournal.ie Bees are disappearing - and scientists are warning about worrying knock-on problems Bad Buzz

Bees are disappearing - and scientists are warning about worrying knock-on problems

Scientists want to move bee populations to new areas.

From TheJournal.ie Cannabis plants worth €360k seized in Meath Raid

Cannabis plants worth €360k seized in Meath

One man has been arrested.

From TheJournal.ie A Gardener's Diary: The start of sowing season – and some tips for planting Opinion

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!

From TheJournal.ie Do plants have any good ideas that we can steal? Growing Knowledge

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.

From TheJournal.ie Four for court over €200,000 Galway cannabis haul Special Sitting

Four for court over €200,000 Galway cannabis haul

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

From TheJournal.ie Scientists have discovered new plant language Through The Grapevine

Scientists have discovered new plant language

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Summer thyme and the remedy's easy... Holistic Gardener

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.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí have seized €160 million worth of cannabis in four years Stoned

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Plants are at the heart of many crucial global issues facing us today Opinion

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.

From TheJournal.ie Court for men charged in connection with cannabis seizures Court

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.

From TheJournal.ie €500,000 worth of cannabis plants seized in Leitrim Drugs

€500,000 worth of cannabis plants seized in Leitrim

Two men have been arrested after Gardaí discovered the plants in two separate raids.

From TheJournal.ie €1m worth of cannabis plants seized Drugs Trade

€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.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seize 800 cannabis plants, arrest five men in Cork Drugs

Gardaí seize 800 cannabis plants, arrest five men in Cork

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

From TheJournal.ie Cannabis factory uncovered in Donegal Drugs

Cannabis factory uncovered in Donegal

Two men were arrested at the scene and are being detained at Buncrana Garda Station.

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested over Laois cannabis cultivation Drugs

Two arrested over Laois cannabis cultivation

A cannabis cultivation site was discovered by gardaí in Ballacolla yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seize 'up to 100 cannabis' plants from Laois house Drugs Seizure

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.

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Over 31,000 different species call Ireland home Biodiversity

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.