Tag Archive for Horticulture

Rooftop farming at Belvedere College

belv-urbanfarm_01-758x426Belvedere College’s innovative new Urban Farm project which was created this year as a horticulture and school based project consisting of an indoor GROWlab greenhouse and a rooftop growing area, is going from strength to strength. The urban farm offers students the opportunity to grow crops, farm fish and cultivate fungi while also learning about plant life cycles, green technology, and sustainable farming practices under the supervision of teacher Simon O’Donnell, who is the project co-ordinator.

Agricultural Science

clongowes_agricultural scienceAgricultural Science is the study of the science and technology underlying the principles and practices of agriculture. It aims to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes concerning the factors that affect the long-term well being of agriculture resources and places emphasis on the managed use of these resources.