MY favourite gardening activity in November and December with schools and community groups is to plant 'spring bulb lasagnes' in pots. People often ask me is December not too late to do this. No, it’s not too late and will give you a lovely container of continual spring flowers from March until the end of May – but you need to do it this week or next.
AS summer gracefully fades into the background, I find myself treading upon the crisp, fallen leaves that blanket the path, marking the arrival of autumn. I must admit, autumn has always held a special place in my heart. It's a season of change, of nature's grand finale before the serene slumber of winter.
AUTHOR, researcher and activist Carlos Martinez will launch and sign copies of his latest book ‘The East is Still Red’ at 7pm on Thursday 28th September in the Amharclann in Cultúrlann Mac Adam Ó Fiaich, Falls Road, Belfast. The event is being hosted by the Communist Party of Ireland.
“IT won’t always be like this. It’s going to get better.” A written promise in a Belfast journalist’s letter to her teenage-self. A retroactive assurance of a prosperous future, however unreachable it had once seemed at 14 years old.
IN this week's Northern Winds, we see plenty of opportunities for young developing artists, platforms for the weird and wonderful and some brilliant new releases from our creative community all over the island.
EMERALD Park is Ireland’s only theme park and zoo, and with something for the whole family to enjoy, we have undoubtedly had our guests screaming and fun-filled with adventure since we first opened our doors 13 years ago.