Social Botanists

There has been lots of new life in the garden this past month. Ladybird larvae have become their adult form; damselflies dart across the air like neon lights; bees have been buzzing, foraging, and snoozing; wild poppies have bloomed, their petals floating away with the slightest rise of wind. With outdoor service and Garden Sessions […]

Social Gin

First there was Genever, the juniper-based national spirit of the Netherlands from which Gin gets its name. Genever still exists today in young and old forms and is delicious unto itself. Gin first exploded in popularity during the Gin Craze in the first half of the 18th century, not because it was delicious, but rather […]

Social Botanists

Hi there, Connor here. I’m delighted to share that I’ve been promoted from Social Botanist and Friendly Neighbourhood Forager to the new Gardener in Residence here at Stillgarden. It’s been great to have more time to get involved with the Community Garden, get my hands covered in soil and meet some new social botanists so […]

Of all of the botanicals used in Gin distillation few come with the infamy and in fact necessity of Coriander Seed. It has a contentious history from a mention in the Old Testament (great read if you haven’t got around to it) right the way through to being splayed across Billboards over the world as […]

Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes are Bullshit. Your palate knows you better than anyone could. Find out why…

We can thank Demeter, the goddess of fruitfulness and fertility, for this time of year. Spring, a time where green shoots pop up from the ground and lambs gamble through lush glades. I do not condone gambling, even when its amongst the bovine community; but regardless, it can perhaps be seen as a time to […]

Boss Lady

Happy International Women’s Day to all of the women warriors out there! Whether it be a friend, a sister, a mother, a colleague or a mentor, show them how much you value their support and admire their hustle. Today, we’re highlighting five strong and talented Boss Ladies who inspire us. Get to know the lovely […]

Stillgarden Social Botanists

Life is hard (and meaningless), but gardening doesn’t have to be. Anyone can be a Social Botanist and here at Stillgarden Distillery our gardening extraordinaires and community of harvesters and foragers will help you bring life into the world! Join Alan on a nihilistic guide to creating beautiful things easily. STEP 1 Tilling is boring, […]

Fractals are never-ending, infinitely complex patterns, driven by repetition. They can be thought of as nature’s design principles, laid bare in the spirals of a seashell or the veins of a leaf. Biologists, psychologists, physicists and mathematicians have all used them to unlock the mysteries of our world. As an intersection of nature and scientific […]

Stillgarden Social Botanist Project

Hi, I’m Connor, one of Stillgarden’s Social Botanists and I am also a keen forager. I know it may not seem like it when you look outside, but spring really is just around the corner. When I first moved to Inchicore back in summer 2019, I was thrilled to discover the abundance of wild food […]