Broadmeadow Community Garden
12 Month Plan
Sat 28th @1:30pm Visit to Summerhill Community Garden, Summer St.
Kevin Downey will give a talk on how he set up the Summerhill community garden onsite. Refreshments will be served afterwards. All Welcome
Sat 11th @ 11pm Design Workshop
Design of Community garden layout.
Communal Area Plant Selection
Trees, fruit bushes & herbs to be chosen for ordering through Fingal Co Co
21st - 23rd @ 7pm Fringe Festival Community Garden Film
Sat 16thth @11am Bulb Planting with Fingal Co Co
Sat 30th @ 11am Art Workshop
Making Hollowe'en inspired art for the garden. Incl bird feeders, scarecrows, & pumpkin carving.
Sat 6th @ 11am Breaking Ground
Erecting fencing & planting hedgerow.
Making raised beds and fill with sieved compost and soil mix.
Planting fruit trees and bushes
Making water harvester.
Sat 11th @ 11am Black Gold – the art of Composting
Reusables, gardening that doesn't cost the earth!
Sat 15th @ 11am Getting Started – Guest speaker giving tip and trick to growing your own for the beginner gardener.
Sat 19th @ 11am Seed Planting – What to grow and when?
Sat 19th @ 11am Planting the 1st Potatoes
St Patricks day is traditionally the start of the planting season, start by planting a few spuds which will be ready as early as july!
16th @ 11am Onsite Seed Sewing & Planting of Herb Garden
30th @ 11am Art Workshop – Make fun and Funky label for your plants!
14th May @ 11am Hanging Basket Workshop – How to make a hanging basket. Trick and techniques on hastle free baskets.
28th May @ 12am Insect Warfare!
How to control those nasty critters without chemicals
Sat 21st @ 1pm Mid Summers Day – Family Fun Day & BBQ
Relax and enjoy the fruits of your labor in the Garden!
Sat 16th Harvesting and Planting the secrets of successional sowing