Gardening Courses and Talks

Saturday 25th March 2017

Talk in Clontarf, Dublin,  Belgrove Boys School 6.30pm

Title: Grow your own fruit and vegetables

Organised by GIY Clontarf

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Saturday 8th April 2017

Gardening Talk in Ardcarne Garden Centres in Boyle and Roscommon

Title: Vegetable Growing Event

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Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th April

Connemara Mussel Festival – a weekend I always look forward to.  I’ll be doing demonstrations on traditional Irish techniques of growing potatoes  – Lazy beds.

Bring along wellies and if you have – an old traditional spade.


Gardening Weekend in Renvyle House Hotel, 5th -7th May 2017

A gardening weekend with Klaus Laitenberger, Organic Gardening Expert and Author, Anja Gohlke, Head Gardner at Kylemore Abbey and Sile Nic Chonaonaigh (Presenter of Garrai Glas).. The weekend programme will include an introductory Evening; several demonstrations and workshops; A visit to Kylemore Abbey Victorian Walled Gardens; Nightly in house Entertainment; On-site Facilities; Mystery Guest & more.

Offer includes:

  • 2-Night accommodation for 2 people 
  • Breakfast each morning
  • 1 Dinner & Bar Food Meal (Main Course + Tea/Coffee)
  • Gardening tips with Klaus Laitenberger and an afternoon field trip to Kylemore Victorian Walled Garden and evening entertainment.

Gardening Weekend Renvyle House

Valid for stays from the 5th until the 7th May 2017.



Saturday 13th May; Day Course at the Botanic Gardens – Glasnevin, Dublin

Title: Introduction to Organic Vegetable Production

Book early as places are limited


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