Practical Gardening – 6 week programme

with Padraic O’Briain

Autumn / Winter Season

Dates: Saturdays, October 21st until Dec 2nd 2023

Time: 10.30-12.30pm

Venue: Marian Park Allotments, Tralee, V92V6KV

The course will give participants an introduction to growing & caring for their own fruit & vegetables:

• What to grow in Autumn and Winter

• Storing, preserving and new cooking ideas

• Semi- ripe and Hardwood cuttings – cloning and pruning fruit bushes

e.g: Figs, Grapes, berries, sage, rosemary etc.

• Growing Perennial Vegetables

– Jerusalem and Globe artichokes, Asparagus, Rhubarb etc.

• Root cuttings – e.g.: comfrey, mint, fennel, Lemon balm horseradish

• Divisions and Layering

e.g.: strawberries, mint, thyme etc.

• Grafting, pruning and increasing the productivity of fruit bushes & trees

• Watering & irrigating crops using low tech methods

• Composting & mulching.

Suggested donation €5/€10

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These workshops are supported by Kerry County Council