Sowing spuds on Saint Patrick’s Day

5 years ago, the community gardeners of Dublin were celebrating SAINT PADDYS DAY in the tradional way: Planting spuds (potatoes in local Irish speak)

Paddys day spud planting in Dolphins Barn community garden
Paddys day spud planting in Dolphins Barn community garden

diggin'
diggin’

full drill - ready to spuds to be put into the earth
full drill – ready to spuds to be put into the earth

first spud of 2006 put into the dolphins barn garden, accompanied by the dog
first spud of 2006 put into the dolphins barn garden, accompanied by the dog

arrran pilot spud drill
arrran pilot spud drill

local young fella lends a hand
local young fella lends a hand

restin' after a good few hours work
restin’ after a good few hours work

chips from the local chipper
chips from the local chipper

This is but one of the days of adventure as outlined in a recent post about Community garden life: “THE SELF SUFFICIENT CITY – Envisioning the habitat of the future” Stories of hope from Dublin

One Response to Sowing spuds on Saint Patrick’s Day

  1. Aligaeta says:

    Turning the dirt, waiting for the spuds to arrive to be planted. Happy gardening, St. Patrick’s day to you!

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