Herb growing Ireland – How to grow herbs – Herb growing workshop – Gretas Herbs Annascaul, Dingle

West Cork Herb Charity Event June 19, 2017

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Greta will be giving a talk on growing and using herbs from 2-3pm followed by book sales and signing of her recent publication ‘Greta’s Herbs, Growing Wild in the West of Ireland. 20% of book sales will go to Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin. 


Book launch in the ‘Teak House’ of the National Botanic Garden’s, Glasnevin.

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Herb Lecture in Botanic Gardens, Dublin June 6, 2017

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Dublin Botanic Gardens Wednesday 14th June

In celebration of Greta’s first publication ‘Greta’s Herbs, Growing Wild in the West of Ireland’

This lecture will include a slideshow with emphasis on culinary herbs and ornamental varieties. There will be 15 mins for Q & A, followed by book signing.

Time: 3 pm – 4.30 pm

Venue: Visitor Centre at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin.

Everyone welcome

Free Admission


Greta’s Book Launch in the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin on April 8th May 15, 2017

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Greta’s Herb Book Signing Events May 6, 2017

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Shannahan’s Garden Centre Farranfore:  Sunday 21st May (2.30 to 4.30)


Food 4 Thought Tralee IT April 11, 2017

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Aimed at chefs, culinary professionals and food enthusiasts of all levels of experience
Booking in Advance Required
‘Greta’s Herbs, Growing Wild in the West of Ireland’
Time: 10.30am-12 noon
Room: Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Building, Room J208
In celebration of her first publication ‘Greta’s Herbs, Growing Wild in the West of Ireland’, Greta will be running a series of slide shows featuring some images from the book. Throughout the day there will be open discussions on growing and managing herbs for your kitchen. The workshop includes seed sowing and identification of herb plants.
Book sales RRP €15 and signing, selection of potted herbs also for sale.
Free of charge
To book a place on this workshop please e-mail tj.oconnor@staff.ittralee.ie or call 066 7191807
25 places available

‘Greta’s Herbs’ Book Launch Party in Dingle Saturday April 29th. February 20, 2017

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Signing at the Botanic Gardens, Dublin

Kerry Launch in Benner’s Hotel, Dingle at Feile na Bealtaine, on Saturday 29th April  7-9pm.

Presented by Michael Ó Coileán, Féile na Bealtaine committee member.

Canapés and drinks with music from Sean Prior.

RVSP  to help estimate numbers. Email gretasherbs@yahoo.com or text Greta: 086-3169716


Venue: The National Botanic Gardens
Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin

Date: Saturday 8th April 2017

Opening Speech by Dr. Paul Cusack retired principal and my former tutor.




Book Signing and Sales RRP €15

Everyone welcome! Please email gretasherbs@yahoo.com 086-3169716 by April 1st (to help estimate attendance)

Greta’s Herb Book Now on Sale €15 January 24, 2017

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160 pages in full colour throughout, thread sewn with a laminated finish making it durable and very user friendly. Ideal for anyone interested in growing and using herbs.

“Greta’s charming and beautifully illustrated book will be a source of tremendously useful advice, knowledge and inspiration for all who wish to grow their own herbs.” Rory O’Connell, Co-founder of the Ballymaloe Cookery school, TV presenter of ‘How to Cook Well’ and award winning author of ‘Master it’.

“From the practicalities of propagation, cultivation and harvesting to the many ways in which culinary and decorative herbs enrich our lives, ‘Greta’s Herb Book’ is a great ‘hands-on’ introduction to the world of herb growing, written by an experienced horticulturist and nursery-owner who knows her stuff.’ Fionnuala Fallon, The Irish Times gardening correspondent, horticulturist and author.
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