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20SPR07 Biodiversity and Gardening in Schools February

20SPR07 Biodiversity and Gardening in Schools February 

Patrick Hunt will present a talk on what to be doing in the garden this February. We will look at what is involved with organically growing a number of vegetables and fruits in February such as onions, broadbeans, garlic leeks, tomatoes and strawberries. We will also look at some wildlife friendly flowers, fruit trees and some beneficial native shrubs and trees to plant now in the dormant season and learn about how these will benefit the school and increase the wildlife there. The talk will include a slideshow and a practical demo on plant propagation techniques.

Patrick Hunt, is an Architect turned organic gardener, permaculture design advocate and nature enthusiast. He provides talks, workshops and design services for schools, libraries, community groups and the general public on wildlife, gardening and organic food growing. He is a member of the Heritage in Schools panel and works with many schools in Dublin, Kildare , Wicklow, Kilkenny, Carlow and North Wexford. Patrick has developed a summer course entitled ‘Biodiversity and Gardening in Schools’ for teachers which will be run through Kildare and West Dublin Education Centres . He also runs monthly gardening courses for the general public in the Hollywood Centre, West Wicklow and McAuley Place in Naas.  Patricks profile with some testimonials can be viewed at :

Patrick Hunt - Heritage Experts | Heritage in Schools.    Getting in touch with Patrick:  If you have a project that you would like some assistance with Patrick can be contacted directly on 087 6982201 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or by visiting his website 


Facilitator:          Patrick Hunt
Dates:                Wednesday 26th February
Time:                  7.00pm – 9.00pm        
Venue:                 Dublin West Education Centre
Course Fee:        €20        

Course Details

Course Date 26-02-2020 7:30 pm
Course End Date 26-02-2020 9:30 pm
Registration Start Date 07-01-2020
Capacity 25
Available place 14
Individual Price €20.00
Speaker Patrick Hunt
Number Hours 2
Location Dublin West Education Centre

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