Autumn is a great season for planting and is the real beginning of the new gardening year! Powerscourt Garden Pavilion in Enniskerry, County Wicklow is offering four free autumn gardening classes to its’ customers over the coming weeks.
The programme kicks off on 16th of August with a class on the autumn gardening jobs to prepare for successful growth in spring. It’s time to collect seeds from your favourite plants, harvest fruit and vegetables, deadhead plants and flowers and add some winter colour to your garden.
Lawn lovers will enjoy the lawn care class on 23rd of August. September is one of the best months to sow a lawn so if you are thinking of giving yours a revamp you can get advice on lawn care, grass seeds, feeding and weeds.
Everyone loves a vibrant and colourful spring garden! The next talk on 30th of August is an A-Z of everything you ever wanted to know about planting for early spring colour. From preparing well, timing and forcing bulbs to what to plant and what pots to use, the team at Powerscourt Garden Pavilion have some great ideas!
The final class on 6th September is perfect for those who wish to grow their own! Learn about getting your garden ready, starting from seed, caring for your garden, crops for a speedy harvest and vegetables that will survive a frost. Autumn’s mild temperatures create perfect growing conditions for late season crops such as lettuce and spinach.
Each class takes place on the dates above at 11am and is free of charge. Reap the rewards of autumn gardening and book your place today through www.powerscourtgardenpavilion.com/events