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Hydro Farm Allotments

Feb 13, 2012   //   by admin   //   Hydro Farm  //  4 Comments

Hydro Farm Allotments

Courses and Workshops 2012.

Beginners course in growing your own vegetables and More.

  • March 10th. Prepare the soil, make raised beds and plant potatoes and onions.
  • March 24th. Prepare  seed beds, Sow Cabbage, peas, leeks, etc. support and fleece.
  • April 14th. Weeding thinning and more planting.
  • April 28th. Protection for you and your garden, Making comfrey & Nettle manures.
  • May 12th. Planting pumpkins, courgettes, & more.
  • May 26th.  Planting out non frost hardy plants. A guided walk through the allotments.
  • June 9th.    Harvesting vegetables and re planting .
  • June 30th.  Final day, harvesting and making lemon cordial.


Any group (4+) interested in doing this course at a different time/day, please make contact, and we will try to accommodate you as best we can.

The course may change slightly, this will be on our new web site, that will be ready in March. Full 8 sessions €200 or €35 per morning. This course will run from 10am to 1pm.

Summer Courses/Workshops:

April 14th. Hen Keeping and care, David Kelly,                                       2 to 5pm. €35.

  • May 26th.  Composting and Recycling Donal O’Leary                               2 to 5pm €35.
  • June 9th.    Fruit trees & Bushes, care and pruning, By John Barker,        2 to 5pm. €35
  • June 16th.  Natural Beer making from including a light lunch                  10 to 4pm €65
  • July 7th.     Designing and making a herb Garden by Nikki Darrell         10 to 1pm €35.
  • July 7th.     A Forage walk in an indigenous woods by Nikki Darrell       2 to 5pm. €35.

We will be running other courses on, Build a Pizza Oven, (2 Days)  Build a tree House (5 Days) Painting and Drawing Herbs and Plants., Coppicing, Making a Cottage Garden, Elderflower Cordial, Bread, Soup, Jam , Jelly, Chutney and Pesto making, Natural  Face Creams, and more. If you have interest in any of these courses, please let us know by email.

To book any of the courses/workshops,

Email:  happyzwena@hotmail.com

Call:     0872333183

Post:    Hydro Farm Allotments, Hydro Farm, Tower, Blarney, Co. Cork.


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