Expert Garden Talks @ Clare Garden Festival 2014

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image above and below courtesy: Clare Garden Festival 2014

Pictured above (l-r) Expert Garden Speakers: Peter Donegan, Peter Dowdall, Carmen Cronin [Clare Garden Festival] , Susan Turner and Bernard Hanrahan [Chairman, Clare Agricultural Show Society]. And below on stage, mid flight getting a little help from Aisling.

Photographs taken April 27th 2014 at Clare Garden Festival, The Old Showgrounds, Ennis Co. Clare. There, I was one of 4 Garden Experts on the days billing to do expert garden talks.

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Expert Garden Speaker: Clare Garden Festival 2014

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I’m not too sure where the expert and celebrity speaker title came from, but it’s in the press release [see below] and who am I to argue with that ? 😉 Read more

Demonstration and Talk: Sonairte National Potato Day 2014

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  • where: Sonairte Ecology Centre, Laytown, Co. Meath
  • Date: March 22nd 2014
  • Time: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Admission: Adults €5, children free, members free

What’s happening:

Via The Sodshow:

I did a talk and demo at Sonairte’s Potato Day 2013 and due to popular demand, they’ve asked me back. My wry wit aside, what I do know is Sonairte is one of the most beautiful places in Ireland that I simply cannot recommend highly enough and it’s National Potato Day a highlight on my calender.

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Horticulture Garden Classes: January 2014

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I’ll be back at St. Tiernans teaching gardening and all things horticulture this coming January 2014.

Of note there’s an evening education class open day. I’ll be there, so you can come and have a chat and see what you think yourself. Or you can pop me a wee email if you like. Also, St. Tiernans are offering a 10% discount if you book on the day, of the open day. But if you can’t make that… You can book online. Details of which are noted below.

  • Open Day: January 11th 2014. 12.30 – 2.30pm 

Course Details:

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Horticulture Guest Lecture. Colaiste Dhulaigh

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It was a real honour to be asked to be Guest Lecturer to the horticultural students at Coláiste Dhúlaigh, Dublin today. It seems I can indeed talk for more than 3 hours without breathing.

On a serious note, to you gentlemen and lady [singular], who listened, asked and engaged whilst I noted random thoughts from my head via my vocal chords, may I thank you so very much for being genuinely so very lovely.

Also and of note to head don Sarjit Verik, who made sure I got there and welcomed me with a big beaming smile, thank you too. It was a real honour.

To that, some bits and bobs I noted today:

The rest of it, you’ll be able to find here relatively easily. Apart from my noting that Elvis never fried an egg wearing that big white suit.

Best for now and chat soon,
Peter

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