Bumblebee Flower Farm located in beautiful West Cork is having an Open Day on Sunday March 29th!
This is a wonderful opportunity to experience Bumblebee Flower Farm and gain an insight into what we do and why we do things the way we do.
Introducing you to the wonderful world of edible flowers, pollinator-friendly plantings and organically produced seasonal cut flowers.
There will be an informative talk and tour of the farm with seeds and recommendation for supportive plantings no matter what size your garden is.
A lovely day and a chance to meet like-minded people.
The first in our series of Farm open Days – What to expect:
- Guided Tour of the farm.
- Talk on planting schemes including suitable plants and flowers that support the whole lifecycle.
- Selection of pollinator-friendly seeds for you to take home and create your very own magical bumblebee oasis.
- Refreshments available using Bumblebee Flower Farm ingredients.
- Sunday, March 29th
- Bumblebee Farm, Castledonovan, Drimoleague, Co. Cork, Ireland
- Price: €25 (children accompanied by an adult Free)
Did you know that you can study Organic Horticulture for FREE in Wicklow?
The course is part time and runs for 32 weeks – currently it is due to start next Monday 15th July 2019 however, as it is dependant on numbers to proceed I am sharing this to encourage any other like minded folks to get in touch with Wicklow Training on +353 (0)45 988050. I have applied this morning 🙂
ORGANIC HORTICULTURE INCLUDING BIODIVERSITY & THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT
The aim of this award is to enable the learner carry out horticulture operations independently under direction in a range of fields. The award will also enable learners to prepare for progression to a horticultural specialisation at level 6.
Education: No formal education or qualifications are required although applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 4 when accessing a Level 5 programme.
Aptitude: Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course
Previous Experience: Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.
Title Award Awarding Body
Teamworking Teamworking (5N1367) QQI
Work Practice Work Practice (5N1433) QQI
Plant Identification And Use Plant Identification & Use (5N2527) QQI
Plant Science Plant Science (5N2528) QQI
Biodiversity And The Natural Environment Biodiversity & the Natural Environment (5N2553) QQI
On completion of this programme learners will have the skills, knowledge and competencies to undertake horticulture operations independently under direction in a range of fields. The award will also enable learners to prepare for progression to a horticultural specialisation at level 6
This programme can be used to gain a Level 5 Major Award in Horticulture. Modules include Biodiversity and the Natural Environment, Plant Science, Plant ID & Use, Teamworking & Work Practice.
TO APPLY CONTACT
Wicklow Training on +353 (0)45 988050
REF: 229285 – Organic Horticulture – LTI