June workshops

 

We learn through fun and it is an opportunity for friends to do something creative together as are all these workshops.

Botanical Mono Printing with Dee Crofts Saturday, June 9  10 – 1 pm 

This will be a unique experience allowing you to use nature as your inspiration to produce prints on fabric. All materials are included and you will not only learn, you will have a print to hold onto forevermore. This is a first time this workshop has been run and judging by others is a must.

 

Art in the Garden(drawing) with Mairead Byrne on Sunday 10 June from 10 -1 pm

Mairead is a talented artist and teacher and she will guide you on drawing technique while using the garden as your inspiration.

 

Arranging Garden Flowers with Sally Horn on Saturday 16 June (Blooms Day)

2-5pm.

Sally is an experienced artist in flowers. She will share her creative techniques with you and encourage you with the same. We will be using flowers and greenery from the garden, if you have a special vase you would like to us bring it with you

 

Botanical Plaster casting with Dee Crofts. Saturday 23 June 10 – 4 pm

We ran this workshop twice last summer and the response to not only learning and creating a unique piece of art was fantastic. Lunch is included in this workshop.

Again all materials are included.

"Potting On" at Dalkey Garden School,Dalkey

Gardening and Growing Herbs and how to use them as Medicine

General Gardening Class

April 21,22 and 28,   2018,  2 Saturday, 1 Sunday morning

10am – 1pm

Annmarie Bowring

An introduction to how to take good care of your garden. What plants to plant and how.

Including lawn care, pruning, plant supports, good bugs, feeds, soil testing, composting and tools. All materials are supplied.As the classes are small (max 6) we will have an opportunity to focus on your garden challenges.

Growing Herbs and using them as Medicine.

Saturday 19 May 2018

10am4pm

Joan Hanrahan and Annmarie Bowring

Growing Herbs and How to Use Them as Medicine

Morning and afternoon workshop

Growing herbs and seed sowing

Joan runs a busy practice in nutritional therapy and herbal medicine in Dalkey, where she combines nutritional support with medicinal herbs to optimise healing. Her teaching emphasises nutritional and naturopathic approaches to chronic diseases, and her clinical experience is a valuable resource for students. She is an expert on the digestive system and its relation to immunity, and the interconnectedness of body systems.

Joan trained initially at the Institute of Optimum Nutrition and then went on to gain a BSc. honours degree in Nutritional Therapy at the University of Westminster. She followed this with a two-year post graduate diploma in Herbal Medicine and is now practising in Dalkey, Dublin as a Medical Herbalist and Nutritional Therapist.

She is a member of the British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy, Nutritional Therapists of Ireland, National Institute of Medical Herbalists and Irish Medical Herbalists Organisation.

Joan has a particular interest in the areas of stress, anxiety, adrenal fatigue and other chronic health and digestive problems and regularly attends medical and nutritional seminars. Her interest in environmental medicine has led to involvement with the anti-fluoride movement in Ireland. Joan, a keen gardener, is interested in growing her own food and using foods from the wild.

 

Lunch and notes included.

 

Garden in Autumn

Next Weekends Workshops

Patrica Tyrrell will be here next Saturday 24 10 -4pm  a day-long master class on Plant Driven Design. Patrica is a Bloom Gold medalist and lecturer and will help you really think about what to do and how Lunch is included.

Also on Sunday 25  10- 1 pm, I will have a kick start to Growing your own Vegetables, this is an intensive morning and I will provide you with notes and a hands-on experience. Please book now to secure your places in these very special events of Learning

Botanical Plaster Casts and Vouchers

Finally, we have some very unique and special products for my gardening friends.

Deirdre Crofts and Cera Doyle have come together producing a collection of Plaques using Plaster of Paris mounted on Mahagony and Walnut frames reflecting their love of nature.

I have a small selection in my shop, but if you wish to see more give me a call on 087 2256365

Sunday November 26 Christmas Wreath Making Workshop.

Create your own personalised Christmas wreath, using natural materials gathered and foraged in Co Wicklow. Learn how to do it, bring it home and continue making your own.Enjoy some Festive refreshments to kick start the season.

Sally Horn from The SallyGarden, will help guide you through the process in this 3 hour workshop.Sally is a florist, who sells Irish Organic grown flowers in Killruddery Farmers market every Saturday, throughout the year.

Her style is natural and informal, using country cottage flowers grown in her garden or sourced from The Irish flower Farmer from early spring until late autumn. During the winter,she forages locally and buys flowers in from mainland Europe.

Book Now    www.dalkeygardenschool.com

Christmas Wreath making workshop Sunday December 3

Christmas Wreath workshop

Create your own personalised Christmas wreath, using natural materials gathered and foraged in Co Wicklow.

Sally Horn from The SallyGarden, will help guide you through the process in this 3 hour workshop.Sally is a florist, who sells Irish Organic grown flowers in Killruddery Farmers market every Saturday, throughout the year.

Her style is natural and informal, using country cottage flowers grown in her garden or sourced from The Irish flower Farmer from early spring until late autumn. During the winter,she forages locally and buys flowers in from mainland Europe.

Workshop Full

Sunday 22nd October, 10am - 1pm Venue: Mornington, Saval Park Road, Dalkey Fionnuala Fallon

Fionnuala Fallon

Sunday 22nd October, 10am – 1pm

 

Dalkey Garden School,” Mornington,” Saval Park Road, Dalkey

as part of places are limited    book now on  www.dalkeycreates.com

Fionnuala Fallon

The Magic of Flowers

‘I can’t remember exactly when I first became a gardener but I know that it was a moment in my early childhood, soon after I sowed a handful of seeds from which nasturtiums quickly grew – an eruption of leaves and fiery orange flowers that seemed to me both astonishing and miraculous.’ read more

  Book now   as places are limited                  www.dalkeycreates,com 

Hard at work Propagating plants

Autumn/Winter Classes

Autumn/Winter classes Thursday 1 September

Come join us, as we focus on not only gardening but also all things gardening.

Meet fellow enthusiasts.

Autumn             September   Thursday  1,6,15 October 26 November 2 and 9.

Winter    2018  February       Thursday 1,8,15                   6 classes    €300

20% discount for early booking. Numbers are limited to 6

 

Tour to Carlow Garden Festival

Carlow Garden Festival Friday 28 July Book Now

Roy Lancaster CBE veteran Broad castor & Gardening Expert                                11 am

Paul Smith Crug Plants , Wales.                                                                                            12.15pm

Joe Swift UK & International Gardening Personality.  Walled Garden Altamont 3pm

Bus Departs Mornington Garden  at 9 pm € 70 including entry to events.

In order to travel I must have a minimum of 18 so tell your friends and booknow