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

Greta’s Slideshow on Herbs at Dingle Food Festival 2018 September 25, 2018

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Sunday 7th October at 12 noon

Venue: The Courthouse building, The Mall   Adm €5

This workshop will consist of a slideshow/talk
based on her book ‘Greta’s Herbs, Growing
Wild in the West of Ireland’ which was published
last year. Greta will introduce an exciting
range of herbs and flavours and give plenty of
practical information on how to grow herbs for your kitchen – whether
you are a novice or a devotee. Potted herbs and signed copies of her
book (special price of €10 for attendees) will also be on sale.

Click to access Dingle-Food-Festival-Programme-2018-final-draft-or-web.pdf



Herb Workshops at ‘Taste of West Cork’ – Skibbereen and Bantry September 6, 2018

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Sunday 9th September at 3pm : Riverside Studios, Skibbereen

Monday 10th September at 4pm: Organico, Bantry

Booking essential: 086-3169716 or email; gretasherbs@yahoo.com

Admission: €5  


Sign up now for Spring Classes at Shanahan’s Garden Centre, Farranfore, Co Kerry 066-9764211

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Registration pdf  ( download a form here, print & fill it and return to the Garden centre)

Next course for 2020 commences SATURDAY 21st at 11am – 12.30 am (this course will only go ahead if we have sufficient numbers)

Garden imageGarden Course – designed to suit the individual requirements- a choice of 6 out of 12 Garden Topics. 

Present Sample Syllabus in progress

Book now for Spring course €100 for 6 x 90 mins classes

Class 1

Introduction: Plant Groups, Garden Vocabulary, Plant names- Binomial System, Latin- A Descriptive Language, Ornamental Plant Groups, Edibles, Main Garden Activities.

Class 2

Planting, Bulbs, Seed & Cuttings, Demo

Class 3

Herb Slideshow – first screened at the National Botanic Gardens to celebrate launch of ‘Greta’s Herbs, Growing Wild in the West of Ireland’ RRP €15

Class 4


 Class 5

Bedding & Containerised Plants.

Class 6

Miscellaneous, Houseplants, Ponds, Shrubs & Hedging, Border and Alpines (rock plants)