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Design By Nature - Irish Wildflower Seed House presents:
Two Wildflower Growers Open Days in 2016

email info@wildflowers.ie for booking and further information.

Farm and Crop Walk, Demo and Talk by Sandro Cafolla, >25 years growing wildflowers in Ireland
Urlingford Co TIP. 

Date: July 6th and July 26th, 2016.  

You are invited to a  talk by Sandro Cafolla on all aspects of growing wildflowers. 
The day will reveal the most up to date experiences and results of 25 years wildflower growing and research in Ireland, Sandro will tell all about growing and maintaining wildflower meadows and individual species. 

Topics covered will include 
Site selection, Seed bed preparation, seed sowing, germination, first cut, first years and long term maintenance and much more.
As the farm contains wildflower crops, you will get close up to the species, look at weed killing, how to prepare a site for wildflowers.

An ideal outing for for gardeners, farmers, farm advisor, conservationists, biodiversity, tourism. tidy towns, nature loving wildlife attractors, horticulturists, and wild flower lovers.
Share your own experience and Sandro and friends can point you in the right way, bring soil samples and photos.
Bord Bia , DAFM and Teagesc officials may attend s the new RDP will be discussed as this will be our first opportunity to test the horticultural skills of Irish farmers in advance of grant aid, 

Time: 10.30 am to 4pm, lunch-time 1pm - 1.45pm

A Talk and Open Day Walk in 4 h.a of crops.

Host: Mr Sandro Cafolla (Design By Nature) A talk on growing wildflowers. the results of 20 years research

(This is not a family friendly outing, as there will be little to do for kids and lots of boring professional chat)

Meet at 10 am at Mary Willies Pub - Car park Urlingford. Co Tipperary. -Off the N8 south of Urlingford, (old cork road) see map below

DBN staff will direct traffic in small / groups numbers to the site and parking in the large field is free. 

Fees for the days that's in it:

Free parking to all.

Free to existing customers who purchased over 250 worth of seed, provide order number/seed cert details

Price Eur 15.00, per person - Everyone else.

Group discounts available = Price Eur 30.00, per 4 persons shared transport.

every paying attendee will receive a starter pack of free seed on the day.

No Food or Water on site:' its a field....

Bring your own lunch and beverages, and meet a great group of like minded gathering people in fields filled with wildflowers.
Sandro who has 25 year experience and can tall with the gift o'de gab is well know for his inspirational talks and gives away freebee seed packets to those who answer questions.
if more than 100 people book we will host a second day and notify you.
best to email info@wildflowers.ie for booking and further information.

FBD will not insure children under 18 years old.

Food, No catering will be provided, lunch will be 45 min break , so bring your own food and refreshments.
Clothing: As the field is wide open, even on a sunny day, it can be chilly if the wind is blowing, bring protective clothing and a warm coat.
Children and Pets: We really cannot accommodate pets as the farm has two dogs, also the day is unsuitable for children as we will be standing about talking.
there is little else to do, unless they would like to weed our crops?.

Seed: will be make available free and for sale

Soil samples: Bring soil samples if you require specific advice.

Photos: bring printed off photos of your site, I will not look at mobile phone photos, it takes too much time during talk and often the sun is so bright that I cant give advice based on phone photos.
laptop photos are acceptable for growers who have succeeded, and can be shared at lunchtime and after.

Cameras and video are welcome. all performance rights are copyright.

We will be meeting at the car park of The famous Mary Willies Pub off the R639 south (cork side ) of Urlingford, about 1 mile out.
at 10am, Cars will be then brought to the farm in relays. There is plenty of parking space on the farm.

DAFM/Bord Bia/Teagesc re: RDP options with wildflowers  will be discussed. (1 hour) as this will be our first opportunity to test the horticultural skills of Irish farmers? share our experience and describe how best to carry out the work on farms in advance on the grant aid on farms for wildflowers..


A Wildflower Growers Open Day By Ireland's only Native Irish Wildflower Seed Growers on Prouts Farm in Urlingford. Co Tipperary. 

A farm Walk and Talk hosted by Sandro Cafolla of Design By Nature (Ire)

What the Blogs say about our open day

see video of the 2011 and 2013 gatherings at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IA9ru0T68bA&feature=relmfu

see the farm at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTshmpU2j3k&feature=plcp


A Wildflower Growers Open Day By Ireland's only Native Irish Wildflower Seed Growers on Prouts Farm in Urlingford. Co Tipperary. 

A farm Walk and Talk hosted by Sandro Cafolla of Design By Nature (Ire)


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Mr. Sandro Cafolla t/a   
Design By Nature (Ire) 
Monavea, Carlow, Ireland. 
R93 T289

  Great Irish Horticulture 
Vat No : IE 3656298P 
Business Reg: 109182
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