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Compost Making (26th June)

Green Road Gardens Battlestown, Ramsgrange,, New Ross

‘Look after the soil and the plants will look after themselves’. The cornerstone to productive gardening is good soil. All soil types can be improved upon by the addition of compost. Come and learn how to recycle your garden and kitchen waste into a valuable fertilizer. Learn the dos and don’ts for the perfect mix. …

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€60

Hypertufa Troughs (Two half days-3rd & 10th July)

Green Road Gardens Battlestown, Ramsgrange,, New Ross

Learn how to make an inexpensive stone trough look-alike from hypertufa from easily obtained materials. Stone troughs can be very heavy but the use of vermiculite in our mix makes them considerably lighter and a lot easier to handle. On the first part of this workshop Sat 3rd July (10am - 1:30pm) you will sculpt …

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€110

Willow in the Garden (Friday 30th July)

Green Road Gardens Battlestown, Ramsgrange,, New Ross

Willow is an extremely useful and versatile plant in the garden. In this workshop you will learn how to propagate, grow and harvest the willow. We will then work on a number of projects using both fresh and seasoned rods. Each participant will make and take home their own willow T-pee (plant support). You will …

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€100

Hypertufa Troughs (Two half days-7th & 14th August)

Green Road Gardens Battlestown, Ramsgrange,, New Ross

Learn how to make an inexpensive stone trough look-alike from hypertufa from easily obtained materials. Stone troughs can be very heavy but the use of vermiculite in our mix makes them considerably lighter and a lot easier to handle. On the first part of this workshop Sat 7th Aug (10am - 1:30pm) you will sculpt …

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€110

Garden Visits

Green Road Gardens Battlestown, Ramsgrange,, New Ross

I will be opening the garden from the beginning of June to the end of September for groups of 5 or more. Garden visits will be strictly by appointment only, both to facilitate my own classes and to control numbers in accordance with covid regulations. Garden visits will include tea/coffee and cake- €8 per person. …

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Seed Saving Oct 2nd

Green Road Gardens Battlestown, Ramsgrange,, New Ross

Each year most of us spend a lot of money on seeds that we could very easily save ourselves. By saving your own seed, not only will you be saving money, but your plants will be of a better quality and more acclimatized to your growing conditions. Topics included in the workshop include: What seeds …

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€60

Intensive One-Day Kitchen Garden Workshop Sat April 2nd

Green Road Gardens Battlestown, Ramsgrange,, New Ross

This workshop is aimed at both ‘newbies’ and those of you with some experience wanting to up your game a bit. In the productive plot here at Green Road Gardens, we will give you the skills to start planning and setting up a kitchen garden, avoiding commonly made mistakes. It will include the following topics: …

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€100

8 Week Kitchen Garden Night Class

Green Road Gardens Battlestown, Ramsgrange,, New Ross

This class is aimed at those of you who want to set up a kitchen garden or to improve your current one. It will cover topics such as: Planning your garden space, so that you avoid common pitfalls Building raised beds Seed sowing, pricking out and transplanting Pest and disease identification and learning how to …

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€165

Hypertufa Troughs (Two half days-14th & 21st May)

Green Road Gardens Battlestown, Ramsgrange,, New Ross

Learn how to make an inexpensive stone trough look-alike from hypertufa from easily obtained materials. Stone troughs can be very heavy but the use of vermiculite in our mix makes them considerably lighter and a lot easier to handle. On the first part of this workshop Sat 14th May (10am – 1:30pm) you will sculpt …

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€125

Hypertufa Troughs (Two half days-18th & 25th June)

Green Road Gardens Battlestown, Ramsgrange,, New Ross

Learn how to make an inexpensive stone trough look-alike from hypertufa from easily obtained materials. Stone troughs can be very heavy but the use of vermiculite in our mix makes them considerably lighter and a lot easier to handle. On the first part of this workshop Sat 18 June (10am – 1:30pm) you will sculpt …

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€125

Open Garden & Art Exhibition – August 13th, 14th & 15th (Sat, Sun & Mon)

Green Road Gardens Battlestown, Ramsgrange,, New Ross

Open Garden & Art Exhibition on August 13th, 14th & 15th (Sat, Sun & Mon). 10am to 5pm each day. Admission €8 including tea and cakes. Artwork and plants for sale. Artists exhibiting include Helen Mason, Eileen Clooney, Zdenka Maksilova Vesela, Madeline Whitty and ‘Precious Pebbles by Vera’ The Canadian Canoe being raffled for the …

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Intensive One-Day Kitchen Garden – Sunday Sept 11th

Green Road Gardens Battlestown, Ramsgrange,, New Ross

This workshop will give you the skills to start planning and setting up a productive kitchen garden, avoiding commonly made mistakes. It will include the following topics: The location and layout of your veggie patch Making raised beds Composting and soil fertility Pest and disease control Herbs and fruit production Seed Saving planting for the …

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€100