Tag: learning

Men’s Shed Ballaghaderreen

The Men’s Shed movement is coming to Ballaghaderreen and will be welcoming members from the surrounding areas to their new premises – a shed, of course – at the back of Solan’s Pub. The new venture will kick off with an open afternoon on Saturday 16th December from 12 to 3pm when tea and sandwiches …

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The Penultimate Gardening Class

After a week of glorious weather, the trainee gardeners joined Richard for the penultimate class. Richard brought along two square planters, handpainted by trainees from another group, to demonstrate planting up a square planter. Square Planters You can fit more plants in a square planter. In the one we planted up, we have Fuchsia ‘Jumping …

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Pots of Planting – More of the Gardening Course

What with Easter, the play and the trials of rural broadband, we haven’t been able to post reports about our ongoing Gardening Course as it happened, so here are three weeks of gardening notes in one post. Put the kettle on, make tea and settle down for a read. Before you start Planting medium: If you …

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Gardening Course: Week 1

Our GRETB funded Gardening Course, tutored by Richard Kennedy, started yesterday evening in the Community Centre. Week one covered planting and herbs, mixed with tips and some sage* advice. Before you start Prepare a good growing medium for your plants. For seeds 1 part horticultural sand with 15 parts of multipurpose compost, the sand keeps …

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Gardening Course – with a twist

Some of you may remember we had a gardening course led by  Richard Kennedy two years ago. Richard is coming back to provide the gardening element of the course but, given the nature of the funding, we can’t repeat the exact same course. So we’ll be attaching some healthy eating recipes and ideas of how …

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Books in the Middle

As you probably know, we have a huge selection of books in the Centre, in the area we call Books in the Middle. Matt Care recently took advantage and then sent us in this lovely review: Are your visitors aware of the book sharing / exchange ‘library’ service you offer? I have recently ‘discovered’ this resource …

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