Lucy Bell is co-creator of GROWing Gardens, a company working in environmental education, organic horticulture, community gardening, local food projects, native habitat creation and living willow.
Lucy has a Diploma in Organic Horticulture, a Level 3 in Forest School Leadership and is currently studying for a Masters in Organic Horticulture.
She has over 9 years working in environmental education, setting up school gardens and working as a Heritage in Schools specialist with The Heritage Council, she co-wrote the publication ‘The Year Organic School Garden’.
Lucy is currently a horticulture tutor with Kildare ETB, teaching community garden projects and FETAC horticulture courses.
Lucy facilitates ways for people, both young and old, to connect to nature through community & school gardens and native habitat development, forest schools, time in nature, herb and tree lore, wild foraging, woodland field trips, traditional crafts, living willow work, bush craft and free play.
GROWing Gardens is a Kildare based Organic Horticulture and Environmental Education Company working in schools, communities and care settings developing edible and biodiverse gardens.
GROWing Gardens provides training in local organic food production, growing vegetable, fruit and herbs from seed to harvest.
GROWing Gardens works to create native habitats, areas of biodiversity and native woodlands.