Course dates February/March 2018

We are pleased to announce our selection of courses for February and March 2018.

Start the New year by learning a new skill! These courses will also make a great last minute Christmas present for someone who enjoys the outdoors and being creative. 

Check out our website or follow the links below for more information and booking onto courses for early 2018:

Graft2 (2)Graft your own fruit tree: learn the skill of grafting and have a go at grafting your own apple tree to take home with you. Half day course either Thursday 1st February or Saturday 3rd February. 35 Euros per person (includes light refreshments and materials) see post: Graft your own apple tree

Willow weaving: make a fat ball bird feeder. Half day courses running Thursday 8th FIMG_0160ebruary or Saturday 10th February. 25 Euros per person (includes all materials and light refreshments) See post for more details and booking: Willow bird feeders

 

Chicken wire sculpture: Make your own hedgehog sculpture for the garden. Half day cIMG_0004ourse either Thursday 22nd February or Saturday 24th Feb. 35 Euros per person (including light lunch and all materials). See post for more details and booking: Make a hedgehog out of chicken wire

 

WP_20150626_13_18_56_ProFruit tree pruning: learn the skill of pruning your fruit trees for best results, the course will cover the theory and practice of pruning and training young trees as well as renovating and caring for mature trees. Full day course either Thursday 1st March or Saturday 3rd March. 35 Euros per person including light lunch. See post for more details and booking: Introduction to Fruit Pruning

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Use a traditional pole lathe

Greenwood crafts: Use a traditional pole lathe to turn a dibber or a string line. 10.00-4.00 either Thursday 8th March or Saturday 10th March. 35 Euros per person including materials and light lunch. See post for more details and booking: Greenwood crafts: Make a dibber using a traditional pole lathe

 

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Care for your tools

Tool maintenance: come along and learn how to service and sharpen your hand tools. half day course either Thursday 22nd March or Saturday 24th March. Bring along your secateurs, loppers, axe, shears etc. 2 hour session 20 Euros per person. See post for more details and booking: See post: Tool maintenance

IMG_0398Winter tree identification:  learn the basics of plant identification with an emphasis on identifying common trees in winter. Half day course on 17th March 20 euros per person. See post for more details and booking: See Post: Introduction to tree identification

 

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