Community Made - VISUAL

VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art &
The George Bernard Shaw Theatre

Plant Banter

A video series produced by VISUAL with Dee Sewell

Jan – July 2021 | Online

Episode 1: Willow and Gorse

Here is the Gorse ice-cream recipe mentioned in Episode 1 (with thanks to Carl Legge).

Episode 2: Hedgerows

Episode 3: The Ash Tree

Episode 4: Frogs

Here is more information on the Hop to It survey, and here is the Biodiversity Data Capture app.

Episode 5: Pollinators and Ivy

Episode 6: A Walk Around Old Leighlin

Episode 7: A Walk Along the Barrow River

Here's the Sloe Gin Recipe, more about the Marsh Fritillary Butterfly, and beware the horsetail's jumping legs!

Episode 8: An Interview with Artist Deirdre O'Mahony

Deirdre O'Mahony's The Plot is at the back of VISUAL beside Loading Bay 1. Find out more about it here.

Dee takes us with her on fortnightly walks on lanes, riverbanks and woods around her home along the Carlow Kilkenny border, and show us changes that are happening in nature with the passing months.

Dee Sewell works in social, community, therapeutic horticultural & environmental education through her company Greenside Up. She is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture; a qualified horticulturalist; one of the voluntary founding members of Community Gardens Ireland, the County Carlow Environmental Network and County Carlow Community Garden Network. She is a VOICE Ireland Recycling Ambassador, a GROW Observatory Community Champion in Ireland and a Stop Food Waste Master Composter.

Plant Banter is produced by VISUAL as part of Community Made, a growing programme of projects happening beyond the walls of VISUAL, out in the community.

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