The most unique school in Fermanagh

NESTLED in the leafy outskirts of Enniskillen is a pioneering school, unlike any other in the county. EOTAS (Education Other Than at School) provides a support service for young people for whom mainstream education is no longer successful. It offers local young people who require some help completing their schooling the chance to do so in a relaxed, non-judgemental […]

GARDENING: Now’s the time to start planting those trees

IT’S brilliant February has arrived, every gardener knows what that means, it’s the perfect time to start planting those trees we forgot to plant last year just before the spring hits us with a bang. There is such a large variety of trees that we can plant some fine examples include Alder, Birch, Acer, Laburnum, Malus, […]

Preparing your garden for bigger and better blooms

AUTUMN is by far the most important season for preparation, as correctly preparing this time of year will allow your garden to bloom much bigger and brighter next summer. There are many different jobs to be done during the run up to Christmas, so today we are going to take a quick glance at some […]

GARDENING: Hedging your bets for the season ahead

By Rebecca Gilroy Once October comes around people start to think about hedging, as now is the perfect time to plant a hedge. Hedging is one of my absolute favourite topics and also such a large one to discuss therefore, I was unable to summarise it all up in one week, so there will be […]

Autumn’s magical time of the year

By Rebecca Gilroy SEPTEMBER is upon us, Autumn a very magical time of year. We now begin to notice those large purple flowers, flowering all over the country, buddleja often spelt buddleia. You may or may not be aware of this plants’ name or any facts about it, but I can guarantee you have seen […]

Here comes the rain again…

THE RAIN IS back and although most of us are dreading a return to cloudy skies, there are many local people delighted to see the things return to normal.