Barrack Street Biodiversity Garden in Carlow Town

In the centre of Carlow Town at Barrack Street there is a very interesting project. It`s called Biodiversity Garden.

On information board there is an inspiring quote by Sir David Attenborough: “An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.”

Carlow Town Development Forum (Green Group) have planted The Barrack Street Biodiversity Garden in Carlow Town. As a polinator friendly area within our town, supporting biodiversity in our urban environment.

Barrack Street Biodiversity Garden was disigned by Dee Sewell from Greenside Up.

It contains a variety of perennial plants which help to support and enhance indigenous species. We hope that this space will be enjoyed by all who live in, work in, study in, or visit Carlow Town, no matter what spacies they are.

The Barrack Street Biodiversity Garden arose 1st of May 2019. This is a small garden in the middle of street with an array of plants to attract pollinators, like: aster frikartii, stachys grand, thymus, hebe, echinacea …

Location of Barrack Street Biodiversity Garden, Carlow Town:

Below my photos taken in May/June 2021.


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