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From ancient festivals in the Slieve Bloom Mountains to modern day merry-making, Laois has enjoyed a party more than most for thousands of years. With over 60 events happening each month , you are most definitely invited to celebrate with us.
And from major international music weekends to local fiestas covering everything from scarecrows and storytelling, to drama and literature, you’re sure to find your tribe. For the outdoor enthusiast there’s weekly guided walks, runs and cycles. Come join us as we celebrate the length and breadth of the county – morning, noon, and night…

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Rustic Hanging Basket Ideas Workshop

24th July @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Aim of Workshop

  • Learn how to create a beautiful rustic Summer hanging basket to take home & enjoy
  • Note: All materials are provided, including a 14 inch rustic hanging basket
  • Suits: Adults & children of all ages / abilities
  • Price: €30
  • When: Saturday 24th of July at 12 noon
  • Duration: 1hr
  • Capacity: Max. 12 People
  • All courses / workshops take place in a covid safe environment
  • Note: All courses & workshops must be booked online in advance

Course Content

#1 Selecting Your Plants

  • You will be guided through the range of plants suitable for creating a beautiful hanging basket
  • Get ideas about colour schemes and suitable locations
  • Select from our huge range of trailing and & plants

#2 Arranging Your Hanging Basket

  • You will learn the best way to arrange your 14 inch basket to achieve the most impact

#3 Aftercare

  • To keep your basket looking it’s best all Summer long, you will learn how to look after your hanging basket


  • All materials are provided, including a 14” rustic basket
  • Our expert horticulturist & staff will be on hand to give support & ideas throughout the workshop

Find us at Unit 3/4, Dublin Road Business Park, Portarlington, R32 RPX8, Co. Laois


24th July
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm