Courses

LIVING GARDENS COURSES 2014

Sat 22nd Feb                Living Willow Structureswillow gods eye knot (please note change of date from 15th Feb)

Materials to use, planting techniques, types of structures, care and pruning.

 

Sat 8th March               Making the Most of your Polytunnel

Crop selection, seed sowing, care of seedlings and plants, pests and diseases, companion planting.

 

Sat 22nd March             The Vegetable Garden in SpringFlowers 011

Planning, ground preparation, soils, seeds sowing, planting, crop rotations and other seasonal tasks.

 

Sat 5th April                Fruit Growing

Planning, planting, pruning, care, harvesting, use and storing. Tree and bush fruit as well as strawberries.

 

Sat 26th April            Herb Growingflowers 003

Propagating herbs from seed and cuttings, planting, care, harvest and use.

 

Sat 10th May                Design your own Garden

Assessing, planning and designing your garden, taking into account all its challenges as well as design considerations like suitable plants, year-round colour, structure and materials.

 

Sat 24th May                Gardening with Children

Easy vegetables, flowers and other plants to grow with children, simple nature projects and more.

 

Sat 6th Sep                   The Vegetable Garden in Autumn and Winter

Ground preparation for winter, soil fertility, seed sowing (green manure and winter vegetables), seed saving, planting and rotations.

 

Sat 20st Sep                 Year Round Growing in the Polytunnel

Ground preparation for winter, soil fertility, seed sowing (green manure and winter vegetables), seed saving, planting and rotations.

Courses run from 10am to 1pm and include tea and coffee. €25.00/course
All courses take place at Killannin House, Esker, Rosscahill, Co. Galway – Find us
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