Monthly Archives: July 2012

Master Composter 2012 event

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The Heritage Garden in Donnybrook and the 2012 Master Composter Volunteers of the Stop Food Waste Initiative of the EPA  opened the new home composting site in Co. Dublin at the Heritage Garden.

A great day was had by all and you can check out the photos from the event on our Facebook Page

Photographs from the Day are here

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An Taisce Green Communities Bat Workshop Saturday July 28th

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The Heritage Garden are delighted to be hosting the next An Taisce Green Communities event at 6:30pm on Saturday 28th July. This will be a bat workshop, including an introductory talk about bats, bat box building, a BBQ, and then after sunset … a bat walk around the grounds of the Avila Centre to try and locate any bats that might be present with bat detectors.

On the night, we will have two BBQ’s, one will be with meat and one will be vegetarian.  We would ask that all attending bring a dish of their choice to share or something for the BBQ!

Places are limited to 50, so please contact us to confirm if you will be attending, at

avilaheritagegarden@gmail.com

or contact Jacqueline Kelleher on 086 4095763

We also must stress that due to the nature of the event, dogs must be left at home for the evening.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Homeopathy for the Garden Workshop – Sun 29th July

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The Heritage Community Garden is delighted to host a workshop on treating plants with Homeopathic remedies – a new and exciting field. Best of all, there’s a remedy for getting rid of Slugs!

Here are the details – hope to see you there.

Homeopathy for the Garden

Sunday 29th July ’12 11am to 4pm €50 (or €25 unwaged) 20 places.

Would you like a pest-free garden full of robust, healthy, productive plants?

Would you like to achieve this easily, inexpensively, sustainably and without toxicity?

Come to a practical workshop exploring the theory and practice of Agrohomeopathy with Mark O’Sullivan, homeopath and environmentalist.

Learn how to:

  • – repel slugs, beetles & pests in a safe, effective, non-toxic manner.
  • – heal fungal and bacterial diseases
  • – balance nutrient excesses & deficiencies
  • – restore damaged or traumatised plants and soils
  • – prepare and apply the homeopathic remedies for plants

The workshop will be in the beautiful surroundings of the Heritage Community Garden in Donnybrook, Dublin 4 allowing us to treat the plants as part of the workshop.

Please contact Mark O’Sullivan on 087 2380720 or mark@homeopath.ie to book your place. Numbers limited to 20. Tea and coffee available on site.

Pay for your place by credit card via PayPal using this link: http://bit.ly/PiPFws

See this event on Facebook & say Hi!

Opening Of The New Home Composting Site July 21st – Come Join Us!

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The Heritage Garden in Donnybrook and the 2012 Master Composter Volunteers of the Stop Food Waste Initiative of the EPA invite you to the opening of a new home composting site in Co. Dublin at the Heritage Garden, Bloomfield Avenue in Donnybrook on Saturday July 21st from 2 – 3pm

1.30pm – Awarding of Master Composter Certificates

2pm – Opening of Home Composting Demonstration Site

2 – 3pm – Open House: Master Composters will be on hand to answer questions and to show how a variety of compost systems work

All welcome – come along and enjoy the fun!

Please note: strong footwear such as wellies are recommended