IMG_2796So many of our garden visitors have been stunned by our chicken wire Alliums that we have decided to put on some workshops so that you can come and make them.

This half day workshop teaches you some basic chicken wire sculpture skills and you will make 3 Allium flowers on spikes to decorate your garden. They flower all year round!!

The workshop will run from 1.30-4.30 on Saturday 24th August.

35€ per person. Light refreshments are included as well as all materials  to make 3 flower heads on spikes.

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To book onto this workshop you can use the online system below. If you have any trouble using this system or prefer to pay by cheque then you can use the contact form below to check availability and request a booking form.


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We have been asked to put on extra dates our basic botany course!

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Learn about the fascinating world of plants and find out what makes them grow and respond to the environment around them. Learn useful and fascinating facts about their metabolism and reproduction, morphology and anatomy and how this knowledge can be applied to successful cultivation.

We are running 3, 3-hour sessions weekly from 1-4pm  on 10th  17th & 24th October covering the following topics:

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  • Plant anatomy,
  • Growth, development and nutrition
  • Flowering and reproduction
  • The external environment, plant hormones and effect on circadian rhythms and growth pattern
  • Plant Identification & classification
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Fibonacci in flowers

The level of the course will be similar to that of an RHS or NVQ level 2 and is aimed at keen amateur gardeners who want to learn a little bit of plant science that is applicable in the garden and gain more enjoyment from the fascinating world of plants. This course also links with the Plant Propagation for Beginners on 31st October

The total cost of the course is 80€

To book onto the course you can use the online payment system below. If you have any trouble using this system or prefer to send a cheque please use the contact form below to check availability and request a booking form. We will send you further details when we receive your booking or reservation. If you have any questions about the course please use the contact form below.

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Come along and have a go at ‘Eco-printing’ techniques. You will experiment with leaves, flowers and rust combined with plant based dyes to print onto cotton and paper samplers. You can bring your own T-shirt or household linen to work on too. You will go home with some unique prints and an understanding of the materials and processes involved so that you can go away and experiment at home.

Friday 9th August 1-4pm 35€

20180421_153155596_iOSTo book a place on this course use the payment options below. This is a secure PayPal transaction but you do not need a PayPal account to use it. We will send you confirmation and further details when we receive your booking.

If you prefer to send a cheque, or have difficulty using the online system then please use the contact form below to reserve a place. If we have availability we will send you a booking form and more information. You can use the contact if you have any questions about the course too.


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Learn basic willow weaving techniques and create a stunning ‘acorn’ lantern for your garden, summer house or home by adding some fairy lights.

This half day course runs from 1.00-4.00 with a short break for refreshments (included)

IMG_0092You will create your own lantern to take home with you (all materials for the willow lantern are included in the cost) Add your own battery powered or solar lights to create a unique and subtle outdoor light.

This is a good beginners piece for anyone who wants to learn willow weaving or willow sculpture. More advanced courses will be running throughout the year.

You will need to wear comfortable ‘work’ clothes and bring a pair of light gardening gloves. Willow is a flexible material but moderate strength and dexterity in your hands and wrists are beneficial. We can help you if necessary.

25th September 1.00- 4.00 pm 35€ per person

To book a place on this course you can use the online payment system below. If you have trouble using this system or prefer to send a cheque please use the contact form below to check availability and reserve a place. We will send you a booking form and more information about the course.

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IMG_0160This half day course will teach you some basic willow weaving techniques through the creation of a hanging fatball bird feeder. These make great gifts and are an attractive garden feature.

A perfect option for beginners wanting to develop new skills. We are running this course on Wednesday 9th  1.00pm – 3.30pm. You will need to wear comfortable work clothing. Light refreshments and all materials are included in the cost of 28 euros per person.

To book a place on the course you can use the online system below. If you have trouble using this system or prefer to pay by cheque, you can use the contact form to check availability and request a booking form.

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IMG_2796So many of our garden visitors have been stunned by our chicken wire Alliums that we have decided to pot on some workshops so that you can come and make them.

This half day workshop teaches you some basic chicken wire sculpture skills and you will make 3 Allium flowers on spikes to decorate your garden. They flower all year round!!

The workshop will run from 1.30-4.30 on Monday 26th August.

35€ per person. Light refreshments are included as well as all materials  to make 3 flower heads on spikes.

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THIS DATE IS NOW FULL, THERE ARE PLACES LEFT ON SATURDAY 24TH AUGUST 

To book onto this workshop you can use the online system below. If you have any trouble using this system or prefer to pay by cheque then you can use the contact form below to check availability and request a booking form.


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Learn the basics of basket weaving and create a decorative basket from a combination of willow and other hedgerow plants.

This course will run from 1-4pm on Wednesday 30th October and includes light refreshments as well as all materials needed to create a unique basket. Cost 35€

To book a place on this course you can use the online system below. If you have any trouble using this system or prefer to pay by cheque then use the contact form below to check availability and request a booking form. You can use this form for all other enquiries too.


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