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Intensive One-Day Kitchen Garden

Green Road Gardens Battlestown, Ramsgrange,, New Ross

This workshop is aimed at both ‘newbies’ and those of you with some experience but 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 productive kitchen garden, avoiding commonly made mistakes. It will include the …

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€100

Willow in the Garden

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

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

2-Day Basket Class

Green Road Gardens Battlestown, Ramsgrange,, New Ross

On this two-day workshop you will be able to take on a more ambitious project than you would on the one-day class. It is suitable for both beginners and people who would like to improve on their current skills. Typically, you can expect to make something like a shopping basket or the equivalent. Please ring …

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€200

2-Day Basket Class

Green Road Gardens Battlestown, Ramsgrange,, New Ross

On this two-day workshop you will be able to take on a more ambitious project than you would on the one-day class. It is suitable for both beginners and people who would like to improve on their current skills. Typically, you can expect to make something like a shopping basket or the equivalent. Please ring …

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€200

2-Day Basket Class

Green Road Gardens Battlestown, Ramsgrange,, New Ross

On this two-day workshop you will be able to take on a more ambitious project than you would on the one-day class. It is suitable for both beginners and people who would like to improve on their current skills. Typically, you can expect to make something like a shopping basket or the equivalent. Please ring …

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€200

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