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

Sign up now for Spring Classes at Shanahan’s Garden Centre, Farranfore, Co Kerry 066-9764211 September 6, 2018

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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)




Greta’s Herb Slideshow for Annascaul ICA on Thursday 17th May at 8pm May 11, 2018

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Poster ICA - Copy


Greta & Chef Trevis L.Gleeson combine Herb/Cook workshop at Castlegregory March 21, 2018

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‘How to Grow and Cook with Herbs’ combined workshop with Greta and Chef Trevis L. Gleeson (cookery demo). Both authors will be available for signing their books after the event. There will also be a selection of potted herbs for sale.

Venue: Natterjack Bar

Date: Saturday 21st April

Time: 3pm -5pm   

Admission: Free but donations to neighbours helping neighbours appreciated.

Contact Sharon on 087-4339525 to book a place now or email nhn@crainintl.com


castlegregory book fest


Consultations April 21, 2014

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Individual consultations cost €40 per hour.

Group Presentations and Workshops cost €100 upwards

Additional costs may incur for long distance journeys.

Please phone Greta at 086-3169716 to obtain specific quotations.



Herb Presentation to catering Department, Tralee Institute of Technology May 1, 2012

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Link :Culinary Arts Course Tralee


Vegetable & Herb Course Annascaul 2014 March 16, 2012

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 For further information on future courses for 2014  contact Greta 086-3169716. I am hoping to run a course in Dingle!


  • Crop Rotation

  • Soil Composition /Plant Nutrients

  • Seed Sowing 

  • Pests & Diseases

  • Herbs (1 full class)

  • Companion Planting

Practical demonstrations are also included!

The course is suitable for beginners and also for those who work a vegetable/Herb garden but require further knowledge.


Herb Garden Classes January 15, 2012

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I have given a Herb Workshop at the Dingle Food Festival last September 2011. It has become a wonderful annual event!