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16 October 2014

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The Radio Foyle Garden


BBC Radio Foyle is lucky to have a garden but at present it's a sad, neglected space. So as communities, schools and streets across the North West gear up to create Breathing Places, Radio Foyle felt ashamed. It is now leading by example and creating a Breathing Place with the help of Ivan Black and his team from the Ulster Conservation Volunteers. Listen to the reports below and browse the gallery of photos.

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Planting A Hedgerow

Ivan Black and the Conservation Volunteers plant a wildlife hedge in the Radio Foyle garden.

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Planting Wildflowers
In days gone by the fields of the North West were filled with wildflowers - in recent years as farming methods have changed the wildflowers have become a rarity. As we continue to develop our graden as a Breathing Place, Deirdre got out into the garden with Annie Mullan and planted some traditional wildflowers.

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