A Crumlin Community Garden - Photographs: Richard Johnston Thu 11 Feb 2016 Fiona McAuley and her son Daniel McAuley-Walsh: how other gardeners tend to their crops and what crops they're growing has been fascinating." Photograph: Richard Johnston Peadar Lynch: "Along with the satisfaction of growing your own, it's also about other issues such as food sovereignty and reusing what was wasteland in a productive way." Photograph: Richard Johnston Members of D12dmap Paul Hogan, John Kelly and Brendan Cullen. Members of D12dmap. Scott Watson, a member of ARC, watering plants. ADVERTISEMENT Joan Tolan: "Working outdoors gives me so much pleasure. And if you're in the mood for a chat, there's never any shortage of people to talk to." Pearse College plot holder Anne Moloney with some of the Record potatoes she grew. Claire O'Brien: "My friend and I have an allotment together. Before that I grew stuff in pots in my small back garden, so it's fabulous to have such a load of space." Dermot McDonnell and Thomas Cassidy: "People sometimes talk about the money you save when you grow your own food, but it's much more about the taste as well as the enjoyment."