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Groundwork Northern Ireland is an experienced
practitioner in the design and delivery of “Grow Your Own” and
Horticulture training to people from a wide range of backgrounds
and experience who are interested in growing their own fruit,
vegetables, herbs & flowers.
From January 2011-June 2013, Groundwork
successfully delivered practical hands-on training to over 450
individuals from community groups, schools/parent associations
& other organisations throughout Northern
Ireland, including Belfast, Derry/Londonderry, Strabane,
Antrim, Coleraine, Pettigo, Newtownabbey, Castledawson,
Magherafelt, Knocknagin, Knockloughrim, Dundrod, Desertmartin &
The primary aim of Groundwork NI’s
Horticultural & Grow Your Own training is:
Outline of Groundwork NI’s Practical Workshops &
Groundwork NI in addition to offering
practical “hands-on” workshops on growing fruit, vegetables,
flowers and herbs can also integrate practical build workshops in
which participants will help create/build a new growing area. They
can take part in construction of the raised beds/growing area etc
which will help give a sense of ownership right from the start.
Below is an example of the types of workshops
we can provide. These can be adapted or changed to suit individual
group’s needs and requirements. For example:
Topics we can cover, include:
Discounted Raised Beds
Groundwork NI, in association with Eglantine timber and
Ecoplastic, can now supply those attending our training
sessions with a range of wooden and recycled
plastic raised beds at very competitive prices. Please contact
Groundwork NI for further information and prices.
PLEASE NOTE: We can assist with funding
applications and develop a workshop(s)/programme to suit your
groups/communities needs anywhere in Northern Ireland. For further
details on costs, bespoke workshops, OCN accredited
training or raised beds please contact David Carver on 028
90749494 or email firstname.lastname@example.org