Throughout the year we offer classes, talks and workshops on growing and floristry, both on site and at external venues in Munster.

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We are also available for bookings for talks, demonstrations and workshops for private groups.

Please contact Sarah for more information.

Upcoming Events

  • Thu

    Grow Your Own Cut Flowers

    8:00 pmBlarney Flower & Garden Club

    An introduction on the whys and hows of growing your own cut flowers. All welcome.

  • Sat

    Growing Cut Flowers

    10am-4pmThe Secret Garden

    Gift Bag Bouquet for delivery

    This intensive one- day workshop is aimed at anyone considering growing cut flowers as part of a business.

    Topics covered will include:

    Site & Soil.

    Choosing Varieties to Grow & Suppliers.

    Growing – feed, support, pest, disease.

    Harvesting, Conditioning.

    Selling Your Flowers.



    Cost of the day includes handout, refreshments and light lunch. Group size will be kept small to allow participants to gain as much knowledge as possible.  As spaces are limited deposit of €30 required with booking.

    Cost €90

  • Sat

    Introduction To Growing Your Own Cut Flowers

    10am-1.30pm.The Secret Garden

    Vase Flower Arrangements

    This workshop is aimed at complete beginners who are keen to try their hand at growing their own cut flowers. We’ll cover the following:


    Soil & Site

    Growing from Seed & Bulbs.

    Choosing Varieties.

    Harvesting & Conditioning.

    You’ll go home with your own tray of seeds to get you started.


    Cost €55 including refreshments, handouts, materials.

    Class size is restricted, so booking with a deposit  of €20 is essential.

  • Sat

    Spring Abundance - Natural Flower Arranging Workshop

    10am-1.30pm.The Secret Garden

    A half day workshop focusing on using seasonal cut flowers and foliage to create beautiful arrangements, using foam-free techniques. As well as learning tips and techniques for getting the most from your flowers, participants will make their own arrangement to take home with them.

    This is a relaxed and social learning environment, and suitable for anyone who enjoys the beauty of natural, seasonal flowers.

    Spaces on the workshop are limited, so booking with a deposit (€20) is essential.

    Course cost is €55 which includes all materials, flowers and refreshments.

  • Tue

    Natural Flower Arranging

    8:00 pmThe Secret Garden

    Gift Bag Bouquet for delivery

    Natural Flower Arranging – what could be a nicer way to spend a summer’s evening? You’ll start the evening with refreshments whilst learning about how to get the most from your cut flowers, and ideas for materials that you can gather from your own garden. Then you will create your own arrangement to take home with you, using flowers from The Secret Garden. The cost of the evening is €45 which includes refreshments and flowers. No experience needed, just a love of flowers!

    Spaces are limited so booking with a deposit of €15 is essential to reserve a place.


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