Gardening dates for your diary

  • Glenville Flower & Garden Club will host Adam Whitbourn, head gardener in Blarney Castle, on Tuesday, April 30, in Kades Kounty at 8.30pm.
  • Cork Garden Club hosts a talk by Shirley Lanigan, garden writer, “Twenty-five years visiting — Adventures with Gardens and Gardeners” on Thursday, May 9, at Nemo Rangers, South Douglas Road, Cork, at 8pm.
  • Klaue Latenberger will host a Grow Your Own Vegetables workshop at NLN, Bantry, on Thursday, May 2, 10am-4pm, €40 pp, €20 unwaged. Enquiries and booking on 087-6023183.
  • Ballinadee School will host a fundraising talk on “Containers and Year-Round Colour in the Garden” by Catriona Murphy, horticulturalist of Hanley’s Garden Centre, and a flower demonstration by Eileen O’Brien, AOIFA, on Thursday, May 2, at 7.30pm in the school hall. €5 entrance.
  • National Learning Network, Bantry, hosts a Grow Your Own Vegetables workshop with Klaus Latinberger on Thursday, May 2, from 10am-4pm, €40 pp, €20 pp for unwaged. Enquiries and booking 087-6023183.

  • Cork GIY will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, May 7, in the Hydro Farm Allotments Tower/Blarney, at 7.30pm.
  • John Kiely and Noel Power from Cork Beekeepers Association will give a presentation on how to attract bees to your garden to help pollination and ensure the survival of our threatened bee population. Admission free. Tea/coffee provided.

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