Monthly Archives: April 2013

Introduction to Permaculture & Creative Food Gardening


Introduction to Permaculture & Creative Food Gardening – 1-Day Workshop

Permaculture introduction course

Where: Donnybrook Heritage Community Garden
Date and Time: Sat 27th April 10-5.30pm
Cost: €50/€35 unwaged
Facilitator: Helen Cantrell

Come join us for a day of fun and interactive hands-on learning!

You will learn about:

  • What is Permaculture
  • The Principles of Permaculture
  • Introduction to Food Forests
  • How Ecosystems Work
  • Creating Sustainable Bed Systems
  • Soil Care and Composting
  • Sowing Seeds and Raising Seedlings
  • Making DIY Greenhouses
  • Creating a Mini Polytunnel
  • Making Compost Tea
  • Making Natural Pest Controls
  • Lots of Interactive Games!

To find out more and to reserve your place

Email: or Phone 0876997958


Seedbomb and Cycle workshop – Sunday April 14th

Seedbombs at the harvest festival

Seed bomb demonstration at the Dublin Harvest Festival

On Sunday 14th of April from 11am to 3pm at the Heritage Community Garden. Come on a bike!

Seedbomb making session and cycle afterwards to find homes for them.

Learn about seedbombs, how they’re made and how they’re used across the world for quickly planting out green or brownfield sites & creating habitat, beauty and biodiversity in urban areas.

We’ll be focusing on pollinator- friendly varieties to give the bees, bumblebees, hoverflies and mason bees a hand.

Please bring wildflower seeds, biscuits and snacks for the break and a donation towards materials.

With Ciarán O’Byrne and
Mark O’Sullivan – 087 2380720 or