Upcoming Classes at the Secret Garden

The Secret Garden have seven upcoming gardening classes between now and June, on the topics of pruning, propogation, vegetables, maintainance, flowers, and bees. They’ve listed them all below:

Intensive Pruning Workshop – Saturday 27th February  10-3pm.

Price €40 (Includes light lunch, refreshments, handout).

Spring is a busy pruning time in the garden. This intensive one-day workshop will teach you the theory and techniques for general pruning. Specific pruning groups will include roses, fruit trees & bushes, ornamental trees & shrubs, climbers. This class will take place outside, so warm clothing and footwear is essential. This course will be run by Alan Pitcher, who has over three decades experience of gardening and teaching.

Propagation for Beginners Saturday 5th March  10-3pm.

Price: €45 (Includes light lunch, refreshments, handout & materials)

Fill your garden for less! Learn how to propagate your own plants  – you’ll do your own cuttings on the day, as well as sowing seed, all to take home with you.  You’ll also learn how to divide perennials and grasses. Thrifty gardening at its best! [read more …] “Upcoming Classes at the Secret Garden”

Tony Wins European Awards

Congratulations to Tony O’ Brien Master Butchers, Minor Row, who recently won two awards for their sausages at the Commanderie des Fins Goustiers du Duché d’Alençon (the top European awards for sausages and puddings, which is held in France each year). The awards were for Best Creative Sausage for the UK & Ireland 2015, and Grand Prix D’honneur for their Grilled Pork Sausage. (photos thanks to Tom of TMC Photography)

2015-12-9 Alencon European Sausage Prizes for Tony O'Brien Master Butcher 04-800 [read more …] “Tony Wins European Awards”

TV3’s Chef Adrian’s Christmas Cooking Demonstration

2015-11-17 TV3's Chef Adrian - Christmas cooking demonstration in Millstreet GAA Hall - poster

Tonight (Tuesday 17th)
Not to be missed !!

TV3’s Chef Adrian will be giving a Christmas cooking demonstration in Millstreet GAA Hall on 17th November hosted by O’Leary’s Family Butchers in association with Millstreet Community School Transition Year Students in aid of Millstreet Community Hospital.

Tickets €10 availabe from O Leary’s Family Butchers, Instyle Hair Design & Transition Year Students. Anyone who watches Chef Adrian knows how entertaining and informative he is – so look forward to a great evening!