SERVICES

The Herb Garden offers a specialised Herb Garden Design service, catering for the private and corporate sector – ie. restaurant and hotel kitchen and potager gardens, walled garden restorations, aromatherapy and medicinal gardens, and native Irish herb and wildflower gardens. Denise also offers an Organic Consultancy service and is available for talks and demonstrations on growing herbs, cooking with herbs, making medicinal remedies and other herb related topics.

HERB GARDEN DESIGN

We have designed herb gardens and supplied plants for the following customers:
Brook Lodge Hotel, Macreddin, Co. Wicklow
Ballintubbert House and Gardens, Stradbally, Co. Laois
Drimnagh Castle Restoration, Dublin
Maynooth Garden Festival
Muirhevna Mor Community Garden, Dundalk, Co. Louth
Shanaghans on The Green, Dublin
…and many private clients

ORGANIC ADVISOR

As one of The Organic Trust’s recommended advisors, we can assist with organic conversions, applications and future management plans. Clients include:
Brook Lodge Hotel, Macreddin, Co. Wicklow
Trevor Sargent, Former Minister for Horticulture and Food
Brendan Guinan, Guinan Fresh Produce
 

SPECIALIST HERB AND EDIBLE FLOWER FOOD STYLIST

Herbs and edible flowers can transform a good dish into a work of art. Denise has a passion for matching herbs and edible flowers with food, for both flavour and visual presentation and has advised some of Irelands top chefs.
Supplied herbs and flowers for author and food photographer, Donal Skehan. Above photo was styled by Sharon Hearne Smith for 'FEAST – A Dinner Journal', using herbs and flowers from The Herb Garden.
Advised and supplied two of the Masterchef Ireland applicants. Both made it through to the final 16 contestants.
Supplied colour co-ordinated bouquets, table centre pieces and edible flower garnishes for a number of weddings.

TALKS/DEMONSTRATIONS/WORKSHOPS

Denise has given many herb-related talks, workshops, growing and cookery demonstrations:
Sonairte, The National Ecology Centre
Cooks Academy, Dublin
GIY Ireland Regional Gathering
South County Dublin Horticultural Society
College of Naturopathic Medicine
Boston Dinner Party Cookery School
Slow Food Events
Balbriggan Allotments
…gardening clubs, ICA, school gardens, community gardens, etc. 

ORGANIC PLANT SUPPLIER

The Herb Garden has supplied plants to:
The National Botanic Gardens, Dublin
Farmleigh Estate, Dublin
Mount Juliet, Co. Kilkenny
Larchill Arcadian Garden, Co. Meath
Airfield, Dundrum, Dublin
Knockranny House Hotel, Co. Mayo
Marlfield House, Gorey, Co. Wexford
Ardgillen Demesne, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin
…and many other private customers, including Bono!!

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