GARDENING

WITH AOIFE MUNN

Aoife Munn is a horticulturist and environmentalist who runs many courses for community groups around the country.  Aoife has been involved in setting up many of the long standing allotments and was also a Tidy Districts Judge for many years.  Her passion for both horticulture and crafting is contagious and we are delighted to host a series of talks by Aoife on Zoom during the period of November 2020 to March 2021 as part of our Holding it Together Apart series.

Sustainable Gardening Course with Aoife Munn

ZOOM SESSIONS
 

SENSORY GARDEN

20th February 2021, 10am

Creating a sensory garden - is both easy and rewarding.  Join Aoife Munn and get all the know how you need to create your own sensory garden for your own personal use or perfect for school or care setting.

WHAT TO DO IN THE GARDEN NOW

4th February 2021, 7pm

Join Aoife Munn for seasonal advice on what to do in both the flower garden and vegetable patch at this time of the year.  There will be plenty of time for questions and answers so keep a note of any gardening questions you have

FREE 5 WEEK SUSTAINABLE GARDENING COURSE

Spans Monday 11th January to Monday 8th February

This course is run through zoom and is suitable for anyone with an interest in sustainability and takes place once a week over 5 weeks with topics including sustainable living, growing your own food, wildflower areas, bioscaping, cuttings, digging without damaging your back, planting for biodiversity and much, much more.  

GROW YOUR OWN VEGETABLES

28th January 2021, 7pm

This session covers everything you need to know about getting your vegetable garden growing.  We will be looking at making mini propagators, getting the best from your seeds, what to do when and much much more.

PLANTING FOR BIODIVERSITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE

19th January 2021, 7pm

This is a zoom talk with advice on the best drought resistant plants, how to best to plant them and how our planting can help local wildlife.

WHAT TO DO IN THE GARDEN NOW?

14 January 2021, 7pm

Seasonal advice on what to do in both the flower garden and vegetable patch at this time of the year.  

CONTAINER GARDENING

8th January 2021, 7pm

Create a garden no matter how small the space with pot hanging baskets and window boxes.  Learn about planting combinations and plant maintenance. 

CHRISTMAS WREATH MAKING

Tuesday 8 December 2020 - 2 Sessions 10am & 7pm
Scandinavian wreath making session and learn all the tips and tricks for an impressive wreath.

PRUNING

Tuesday 1 December 2020

Get a step by step guide on how to prune everything in your garden for extra productivity and to prevent disease. 

HARDWOOD CUTTINGS

Tuesday 24 November 2020 

A practical demonstration on how to take hardwood cuttings from your roses or other deciduous trees and shrubs.  

WHAT TO DO IN THE GARDEN NOW?

Thursday 19 November 2020

Seasonal advice on what to do in both the flower garden and vegetable patch at this time of the year.  

BULB PLANTING

Friday 6 November 2020

A bulb planting session to offer advice and planting combination ideas to anyone who was eager to get some early spring colour.  

“Brilliant and very entertaining” Louise Clarke

 

“It was so enjoyable, informative and your enthusiasm was wonderful.”  Deirdre Behan