Fruit And Vegetable Growing Course With Jean Wallace at Blackrock Further Education Institute

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The  Fruit and Vegetable growing course with Jean Wallace at Blackrock Further Education Institute is a comprehensive Fruit and Vegetable growing course which will take you from A-Z of growing your own organic produce.

It is suitable for novice Fruit and/or Vegetable growers or for those that would like to learn a bit more and improve their skills.

There are still a couple of places left for the course which starts next week; so book now to secure your place and start your growing journey!

This is an 8 week course which takes place on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 – 8:30pm 

Cost: €110

The course will be lead by Jean Wallace. She grew up in a household that produced their own vegetables and continued on in later life to study horticulture with the Royal Horticultural Society. She has recently completed a Diploma in Organic Horticulture. She teaches Biodiversity and Organic Horticulture so the growing method taught will be in line with sustainable garden practices that work in harmony with the ecosystem.

Fruit And Vegetable Growing Course With Jean Wallace at Blackrock Further Education Institute

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BFEI offers a wide range of courses, evening courses and adult education in Blackrock, South Dublin.

Blackrock Further Education Institute is a College of Further Education offering an excellent range of professional career courses. Graduates enjoy professional qualifications certified and accredited by nationally and internationally-recognised examining and professional bodies. Blackrock Further Education Institute delivers a comprehensive programme of evening classes. Courses can be taken to achieve professional qualifications in Accounting, Information Technology, Design, Beauty and Holistic Therapies. Additionally, a variety of hobby (personal interest) courses are also provided.

BFEI, formerly Senior College Dun Laoghaire (SCD), was established in 1982 under the statutory authority of Dun Laoghaire Vocational Education Committee.In June 2014, Senior College relocated to a state-of-the-art campus in Blackrock village and rebranded as Blackrock Further Education Institute. The college runs courses, evening classes and adult courses for the people of Blackrock and surrounding areas. As a non-profit organisation we charge the minimum fee necessary to cover the costs of courses at the college.

Classes run from September to May each year and are generally offered between 6.30pm and 9.30pm on Monday and Tuesday nights. Having moved to our new campus at Main Street, Blackrock, Co Dublin, we are delighted that our students and staff will  benefit from a modern and well equipped environment in which to teach and learn on our many courses and adult education programmes.

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Steven Galvin

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