Introduction to Market Gardening with Jim Cronin

Taught by legendary gardening and horticulture expert Jim Cronin at his farm in Co Clare, this course will enable participants to grow vegetables for home consumption and to set the foundations for a healthy vibrant garden.

The course will take place every second Saturday from 10am – 2pm in Co. Clare, beginning on February 8th, 2020 (See dates below).

COURSE CONTENT:

– Selecting a site for a garden
– Layout of a garden
– Fertility sources
– Seed sowing
– Compost making
– Cover crops
– Green manures
– No Dig Gardening
– Planting vegetables and flowers
– Pest / disease control
– Sowing calendar

WHEN:

7 x Saturday mornings – 10.00am – 2.00pm

  • Day 1 – February 8th, 2020
  • Day 2 – February 22nd, 2020
  • Day 3 – March 7th, 2020
  • Day 4 – March 21st, 2020
  • Day 5 – April 4th, 2020
  • Day 6 – April 18th, 2020
  • Day 7 – May 9th, 2020

WHERE:

Bridgetown
Killaloe
Co Clare
V94 EH50

COST:

  • €230. (Full price of the course is €330 less 30% Skillnet funding which leaves the cost of the course at €230 payable to NOTS.
  • For more information, email us at info@nots.ie or call us on 071 9640688
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