Sky Garden plants are costing 5k a month to store – City Council

By Bryan T. Smyth

It’s been confirmed by Cork City Hall that it’s costing 5-thousand euro a
to store plants for the controversial “Sky Garden”

The garden won awards at the Chelsea Flower Show two years ago,
and this summer it will go on permanent display – in a slightly different
form – in Fitzgerald’s Park, Cork City

There are more than 2-thousand individual plants which have been maintained
in a private nursery
at an ongoing cost of 5-thousand euro a month. The fee includes space
rental, irrigation, and fetilising.

The City Council says it can’t store the plants itself because it closed
its own nursery six years ago to save money

Sinn Fein Cllr Chris O’Leary has been a constant critic of the Sky Garden
project, he spoke with…

0514 SKY-GARDEN 01 chris oleary SAYS ITS COST 180k.mp3

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