Northern Ireland Tree Supply Issues For 2021/22 Planting Season

Northern Ireland Tree Supply For The 2021/22 Planting Season

Northern Ireland Tree Supply – in the aftermath of Brexit and the NI protocol, there are restrictions and prohibitions on the movement of plants and plant products from GB to NI. As an industry, we hoped that this would be short-lived and only affect last season. However, the reality is that we are heading into the 2021/22 planting season with …

Dean Irwin of Greenmount Farm Shop

Woodland surrounding old corn mill to compliment award winning farm shop

THE owner of an award winning traditional farm and butchers in the luscious green landscapes of County Armagh says a woodland which he has recently planted will compliment his farm shop and coffee house, Darby’s Bridge. Dean Irwin, owner of Greenmount Farm Shop, near Richhill, says the Forest Expansion Scheme which is available each year for landowners, is a fantastic …

Trevor Knipe of Ballymartin

Grandfather inspired by woodland is in training to run Dublin Marathon

A 67-YEAR-old landowner from Co Armagh is preparing to run his first ever marathon this year after being inspired by a woodland which was planted on his land three years ago. Trevor Knipe, of Ballymartrim Wood, planted over five hectares of native Irish trees, which he has since opened up to the public for walking and fundraising events. Mr Knipe, …

Meet Carolyn at the Armagh Rare Breed Annual Show and Sale

ARMAGH’S Rare Breed Show and Annual Sale is such a fantastic day out and it’s popular with landowners who come to speak to Carolyn Trimble directly about the Forest Expansion Scheme. IndiWoods is a woodland consultancy specialising in securing the government funding for farmers and landowners who wish to plant trees on their land. You don’t have to be farmer …

Woodland consultant calls for landowners to submit Forest Expansion Scheme applications

A WOODLAND consultant who celebrated planting her one millionth tree in Northern Ireland last year is welcoming news from the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) that the Forest Expansion Scheme is expected to go ahead next year in spite of the looming uncertainty of Brexit. Woodland consultant Carolyn Trimble says she is delighted the Department  confirmed this …

Landowners can get grants to plant trees in Northern Ireland

GOSFORD Forest Park in Armagh is yet again hosting the Rare Breed Show and Carolyn will be there to meet people who are applying to get grants to plant trees through the Forestry Expansion Scheme. Just to recap – the scheme allows people with five hectares or more to apply for a government grant for a new woodland to be …

The clock ticks for landowners as woodland grant scheme announced

LANDOWNERS and farmers across Northern Ireland are being reminded that the Forestry Expansion Scheme grants have been announced and there’s only seven weeks left to get applications in. Carolyn Trimble, owner of the woodland consultancy IndiWoods, says time is of the essence for anyone with a minimum of five hectares of land who would like to take advantage of the …

Woodland consultant hits milestone by planting her one millionth tree

A COUNTY Armagh woman has planted one million trees in Northern Ireland in the last 13 years in a drive to help landowners and farmers make better use of land while contributing positively to our overall environment. Carolyn Trimble, owner of IndiWoods, is celebrating reaching the significant milestone and said if landowners and farmers did not participate this success would …