Botanical Mono Printing and Sketching in the Garden June 2108

Ants in the Garden

Are ants in the garden bad? The good and bad news about ants and plants. Just as a weed is a plant growing in the wrong place, insects in the wrong place are pests. Ants play a very important role in the ecology of your garden for good and for not so good. ... Ants are predator and prey since they eat the eggs of many insects and serve as food for birds, lizards, and other beneficials. Their tunnels aerate the soil and allow water and nutrients to flow directly to the plant roots. They also distribute seeds by storing them in their tunnels. The caterpillars of some butter­fly groups - read more on Blog page

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Autumn/Winter Classes

Autumn/Winter classes Thursday 1 September

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

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

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

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Tour to Carlow Garden Festival

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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.

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