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My new series of online workshops, ‘Herbs for Health’, is now open for booking. Topics include Growing Herbs, Cooking with Herbs, Wild Herb Foraging, Medicinal Herbs and Hedgerow Alchemy – Wild Drinks and Cocktails. Click here for Online Workshops

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If you have any enquiries or would like to book a custom workshop, please Contact Us.

Edible Gifts Online Workshop
Edible Gift Online Workshop
Edible Gift Online Workshop and Recipe eBook - This workshop is pre-recorded so that you can watch it at a time that suits you. Edible gifts are thoughtful, unique, sustainable, eco-friendly and affordable. Join me from the comfort of your own home for an online workshop where I will show you how to make delicious edible gifts using seasonable produce and basic store cupboard ingredients. The recipes include cranberry sauce, wholegrain mustard, pumpkin jam, plum sauce, herb oils & vinegars and flavoured salts & sugars. I will also have plenty of tips for using recycled jars, bottles and containers and for eco-friendly gift wrapping alternatives. You will also receive a handy Recipe eBook listing the recipes, ingredient quantities and suggested variations, so you can easily refer back to this when planning your own edible gifts. This workshop is recorded so that you can watch it at a time that suits you. Cost: €45 (includes a recording of the presentation and an eBook with recipes) Booking: You can book and pay online by clicking on the link below. You will then receive an email with a link to watch the workshop and a link to download your Recipe eBook Recipe eBook: This workshop includes a handy Recipe eBook listing the recipes, ingredient quantities and suggested variations, so you can easily refer back to it when planning your own edible gifts. If you have any enquiries or would like to book a custom online workshop, please Contact Us.
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Foraging walk gift certificate
Give the Gift of an Experience – Gift Vouchers
Give the gift of an experience to remember. Gift vouchers may be redeemed for in person workshops and foraging walks, online classes or herb garden design consultation services. Workshops and foraging walks include my popular Wild Garlic Experience, Introduction to Foraging Workshop, Seashore Foraging Walk, Medicinal Herb Workshop and other seasonal events. Click for upcoming Workshops and Foraging Walks. My new series of online workshops, 'Herbs for Health', launched in March 2023. Topics include Growing Herbs, Cooking with Herbs, Wild Herb Foraging and Medicinal Herbs. Click for Online Workshops. Gift vouchers are available for these workshops now. Just click on the link below. The best way to keep informed about workshop topics and dates is to subscribe to The Herb Garden newsletter by completing the sign up form below. If you would like a printed (instead of online) gift voucher or a voucher for an amount not listed in the options, please Contact Us.
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Introduction to Foraging Workshop
Introduction to Foraging Workshops
Join me in my garden where I will teach you how to safely identify native Irish plants and herbs, with plenty of tips on using them to create tasty and nutritious wild food dishes, drinks and simple herbal remedies. You will learn about the Forager's Code, which encourages safe, respectful and responsible foraging. Safety is key so the focus will be on giving you the knowledge that will allow you to forage with confidence. Everyone will receive a free photo identification eBook on native Irish edible and medicinal wild plants.

Venue: The Herb Garden, Naul, Co. Dublin

Date: Saturday 25th May 2024 Meeting point: The Seamus Ennis Arts Centre, Naul, Co Dublin Time: 10:45 to 13:00 Cost: ADULTS: €45.00 (Including a photo identification eBook on native Irish edible and medicinal wild plants) CHILDREN: €15.00 (under 16 years old) PRE-SCHOOL: Free for pre-school children Booking: You can book and pay online by clicking on the link below. You will receive an email with further information nearer to the date of the walk. If you have any enquiries or would like to book a custom workshop, please Contact Us.
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St Johns Wort Tincture
Medicinal Herb Workshops

Join me at The Herb Garden where we will start by identifying some of the most important native Irish wild medicinal herbs and learning about their beneficial properties.

The identification session will be followed by a practical demonstration on the various methods I use to make medicinal herbal teas, infusions, oils, tinctures and poultices, using both fresh and dried herbs.

You will have an opportunity to taste a range of herbal teas. Bring your own keep cup if you have one. Itinerary and Booking

Venue: The Herb Garden and The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre, Naul, Co. Dublin

Date: Saturday 18th May 2024 10:45: Meet outside The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre in Naul Village 11:00 - 13:00: Plant identification session at The Herb Garden 13:00 - 14:00: Lunch at The Cottage Café at The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre 14:00 - 16:00: Practical demonstration at The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre Cost: €85 Cost includes the following:
  • Herbal tea tastings
  • Photo eBook on native Irish wild herbs and their uses
  • Herb Tea eBooklet on making herbal teas for common ailments
  • Notes on making the herbal preparations that we will cover in the workshop
Please note the cost of lunch is not included, but you can bring a packed lunch if you wish. Booking: Click on the link below If you have any enquiries or would like to book a custom workshop, please Contact Us.
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Seashore Foraging Walks
Learn how to safely identify Native Irish Coastal Plants, Herbs, Seaweeds and Shellfish, with plenty of tips on using them to create tasty and nutritious wild food dishes, drinks and simple herbal remedies. Venue: Donabate, Co. Dublin Dates: Saturday 27th April 2024; Saturday 4th May 2024 Time: 11:00am to 1:00pm Cost: ADULT: €45.00 (Including a photo identification eBook on the native Irish coastal plants and seaweeds that we will see and discuss on the walk) CHILD: €15 (under 16 years old) PRE-SCHOOL: Free for pre-school children Booking: You can book and pay online by clicking on the link below. You will receive an email with further information nearer to the date of the walk. If you have any enquiries or would like to book a custom workshop, please Contact Us.
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Wild Garlic Foraging
Wild Garlic Foraging Experience
Join me in my garden where I will teach you how to safely identify native Irish plants and herbs, with plenty of tips on using them to create tasty and nutritious wild food dishes. I will then bring you to a nearby location where you can sustainably harvest your own wild garlic to take home. You will learn about the Forager’s Code, which encourages safe, respectful and responsible foraging. Safety is key so the focus will be on giving you the knowledge that will allow you to forage with confidence. Everyone will receive an e-book on wild garlic, covering identification, harvesting, preparation and my own original recipes, including recipes for wild garlic soup and wild garlic pesto. Venue: The Herb Garden, Naul, Co. Dublin Date: Saturday 20th April 2024 Time: 11:00am: Meet The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre, Naul, Co Dublin 1:00pm:   Finish (approx) Cost: ADULTS: €45.00 (Including a 24 page Wild Garlic eBook) CHILDREN: €15.00 (under 16 years old) PRE-SCHOOL: Free for pre-school children Booking: You can book and pay online by clicking on the link below. You will receive an email with further information nearer to the date of the walk. If you have any enquiries or would like to book a custom workshop, please Contact Us.
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