Our sixth annual School Garden Conference will be held in St. Laurence's National School, Sallins, Co. Kildare, from 9.30am until 4.00pm on Saturday 23rd March. The format of the day is outlined below.
School gardens are proving to be an important part of teaching an integrated range of subjects in an enjoyable and fulfilling way.
|9.30am||Registration, tea and coffee|
|10.10am - 11.00am||The elements of a garden design with Patrick Hunt (SEED)|
|11.05am - 11.35am||The journey of our school garden with Noel Lanigan (Principal of Sallins N.S.)|
|11.35am - 12.00pm||Short break and general discussion|
|12.00pm - 1.00pm||Tour of Sallins School Garden with Maurice Madden (SEED) and Noel Lanigan|
|1.00pm - 2.00pm||Lunch (see options below)|
|2.00pm - 2.40pm||Workshops
1. Growing shoots indoors in March
with Paddy Madden (SEED)
2. Biodiversity in the school garden
with Lucy Bell (Growing Wild in Nature)
|2.50pm - 3.30pm||Workshops repeat|
|3.30pm - 4.00pm||Questions and answers, feedback|
The cost for the day is €40.00 per person.
There will be discounts for multiple people attending from the same school.
St. Laurence's National School
Kerdiffstown Road, Sallins, Co. Kildare
Telephone: 045 879119
Our Booking System will be online soon - please register your interest now by submitting the short form below. We will contact you with details.
There are three local venues with a broad choice of menus. All within 5 minutes walking distance of school: