Garden Design Talk: LCA Horticulture Class, Lusk Community College

Tuesday 19th March I had the honour to meet and chat with the LCA horticulture class at Lusk community College Dublin. I was invited there to talk about garden design as a career, how to do so and my journey through the horticulture industry from a life as a 6 year old growing plants under his bed, through horticulture college and to the design of a garden in a 13th Century Castle in France representing Ireland.

If I’m honest, I wasn’t even awarethat Irish secondary schools taught garden design as a subject and fair to note that when I was growing up garden related talks were seen as something for the elders in my life then, and all things a little bit beige. With

To see the brightest of the next generation of garden designers smile as they left a double class post listening to me speak, sits quite firmly up there with the very best of days.

My thanks to the staff teachers and students for being so wonderful,
Peter