Welcome to Featherfield Farm Growing for cut flower arranging
Growing for cut flower arranging Course With Fionnuala Fallon. (Sat 26th September) Cost €95.
This course is intended for complete beginners and more experienced flower growers. At the end of this course participants will have enough knowledge to successfully plan and grow their own cut flowers. During the course there will be visits to active growing areas. Fionnuala will outline which flowers will give the longest flowering periods. She will give advice on which flowers will last longest after being cut and how to successfully add to their 'cut life'
Featherfield Farm are pleased to welcome back Fionnuala Fallon. Fionnuala has been working with Featherfield Farm for the past two years, giving invaluable advice on which cut flowers to grow and how to extend the growing season to cater for our bee colonies. She is a regular columnist in the Irish Times.
Bring photos of proposed cut flower site, noting direction, wind strength and any obstacles such as buildings, trees, walkways, parking. This day course will be held in our new purpose built classroom. This facility has been designed for the teacher and students to work closely together so all tasks are hands on with everyone involved. There will be audio visual presentations from Liam, in a comfortable, warm bright classroom. This is a small group set-up, which we have found the most successful. This system involves everyone present interacting with Fionnuala and their fellow students.
To ensure people get the very best value from the Featherfield Farm experience with Fionnuala, please bring with you the following:- Rubber gloves, and wellingtons or solid boots. If you have a cut flower garden already please bring a map/sketch of it and note any issues you’re experiencing. A hard backed note book. Warm jacket.
During your time at Featherfield Farm you also have access to the farm shop. We sell Organic Dexter beef, Organic lamb, free range Organic eggs, Organic free range chicken, and our own honey. We have gardening books, and a full selection of vegetable seeds, along with select plants and vegetables available when you visit.
Fionnuala Fallon, Growing for cut flower arranging: costs €95 Sat 26th September 2020. We start at 9:30am with tea/coffee and a friendly meet-up with everyone and introduction to Fionnuala. Classes start at 10am sharp. We break at 11:30am for tea/coffee. At 1:30pm we have a light lunch of soups & home made breads. Liam will Finish at 4:30pm with tea/coffee and any additional questions from that days activities. Featherfield Farm is a certified Organic farm in Lullymore, Co. Kildare. You can witness first hand one of Ireland's national Farming For Nature Ambassador Farms for 2019.
To book over the phone or for more information: call Mark 086-859 4438, firstname.lastname@example.org Julian 087 624 0811, email@example.com