Grow your own cut-flowers seasonally and sustainably with Fionnuala Fallon

Grow your own cut-flowers seasonally and sustainably with Fionnuala Fallon

Grow your own cut-flowers seasonally and sustainably with Fionnuala Fallon

How to grow your own cut-flowers with Fionnuala Fallon: An in-depth one-day course/ workshop on growing your own seasonal, sustainable cut-flowers for the home or as a supplement to your floristry business, covering everything from the best, most long flowering and floriferous varieties to grow, recommended seed suppliers, methods of propagation (seed, cuttings, division), growing under cover, useful web/ published resources/reference works and how to beat weeds, pests and diseases to the best methods of conditioning and presentation.
Fionnuala Fallon is a flower-farmer/ florist, author, and the gardening columnist for ‘The Irish Times’ as well as a regular contributor to other publications including ‘The Irish Garden’ and “Garden Heaven’. Together with her husband, the garden photographer Richard Johnston, she runs an organic flower farm, ‘The Irish Flower Farmer’ in a Victorian walled garden near Blessington, County Wicklow, where the focus is on growing/ providing a wonderful range of sustainably grown, seasonal flowers that are reflective of the Irish gardening year and which are produced without the use of pesticides, fungicides, herbicides or artificial fertilisers. See @theirishflowerfarmer on Instagram
Course date: 25th March and 15th April 2017 Course Cost €70
Course Duration 10.30am-4pm, with a break for coffee/ lunch Class size: maximum 15
Booking Details available from Altamont Plant Sales shop / sales@altamontplants.com / 087 9822135

 

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