Monday, February 14, 2011

Free Gardening Workshops at Blackwater Plantsplus Garden Centre

Blackwater Plantsplus Garden Centre in Kinsalebeg is offering free gardening workshops each Sunday throughout the rest of February and March- perfect for anyone eager to join the GIY movement or to keep that New Year resolution to spruce up the back garden.

The Workshop Schedule:
20th February: Choosing vegetable, herb and flower seeds to sow now including potatoes

27th February: The Great Value Garden- focus on bulbs, tubers and easy border plants to create a cost effective garden full of colour.

6th March: Preparing the vegetable plot for planting- when and how to use manure, lime and non-chemical fertilizers.

13th March: Growing flowers to enjoy, cut and eat.

20th March: Developing the fruit garden- choosing and using the best varieties of fruit trees and bushes.

27th March: Sowing and planting herbs for health- choosing and using herb varieties that are good for your health and the health of your garden.

Workshops are completely free of charge and no booking is necessary- just turn up and get your green fingers in gear!

Getting to Blackwater: the Garden Centre is 8km (5mls) from Youghal or 22km (14 mls) from Dungarvan. Follow the finger signpost off N25 and go 600 metres up hill. See map on Blackwater webpage.

Visit Blackwater Garden Centre on the web on then click link Alternatively telephone Mike or Ithel on 024-92725 or email

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