Grow your own Veg

Saturday June 10th 2023

Time: 11am – 4pm

Cost: Suggested donation of €30 to €50

Facilitator: Siobhán Lavelle

Learn some of the skills necessary to start growing your own vegetables and avoid common beginner mistakes. This workshop will include:

  • Seed sowing
  • Potting up and planting
  • Organic pest control
  • Organic disease control
  • General Q&A session

This will be a relaxed and friendly workshop with lots of opportunities to ask questions.

This workshop will be ideal for anyone who wants to start growing their own vegetables or anyone who is already growing but is not happy with the results they are getting. The workshop will also be useful to anyone who is used to growing with chemicals and would like to switch to organic methods. There may be more similar workshops on different gardening topics this summer if there is enough interest.

There is no charge for this workshop. Each participant can donate what they feel the workshop is worth to them and what they can afford.

Barter offers may also be accepted. Please contact us to discuss this option.

Tea and coffee will be provided. Please bring a packed lunch.

About the facilitator:

Siobhán is a qualified horticulturist with 12 years’ experience. She is an apprentice with the UK Permaculture Association and is a co-founder of Coole Eco Community.

She is passionate about making food production easier and more sustainable by understanding and working with nature.