Growing for Biodiversity Workshop Series

Posted in Connect on August 30, 2019.

Mayo County Council Heritage Office is presenting a series of workshops on

Growing Plant Stocks for Biodiversity.

The four workshops in the Series include:

  1. Summer Propagation: Softwood and Greenwood Cuttings (4th September, Ballinrobe, 5.30pm-7.30pm)
  2. Wildflower Seed Collection and Saving (7th September, Cong, 10am-1pm)
  3. Pollinator-friendly Planting in Challenging Spaces (21st September, Kilmaine, 10am-1pm)
  4. Hedgerows and Winter Propagation (19th October, Ballinrobe, 10am-1pm)

These workshops, presented in association with Frogswell Nursery, will provide community groups and TidyTowns committees with the propagation skills to build up their owns stocks of plants to provide food for wild pollinators and managed honeybees.

Workshops are free but booking is essential, as places are limited.

For further information or to book a place on any of the Growing for Biodiversity workshops contact Mayo Heritage Office on or 094 9064092 or see


An action of the County Mayo Heritage Plan

Supported by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht under the National Biodiversity Plan 2017-2021

Brochure: Growing for Biodiversity brochure



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