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Design By Nature Wildflower Seed House presents:
3rd Wildflower Growers Open Day, Farm and Crop Walk, Demo and Talk 
Urlingford Co TIP. Wed / 30th / July / 2014, 


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, 

Wildflower Growers Open Day. Date:  Wed / 30th / July / 2014

Welcome to our 3rd open day and farm walk 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 to existing customers who purchased over €250 worth of seed, provide order number/seed cert details

Price Eur 15.00, per person - 

Group discounts available = Price Eur 30.00, per 4 persons shared transport, also free seed

every paying attendee will receive 100 gram starter pack of free seed on the day.- mix GF05 (worth e24.00) 

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..

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.

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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Sandro's Famous Seeds Great Irish Horticulture
 

Conservation and Utilisation. Trading since 1990, 
This micro SME conserve species and passes them on to you, It's our livelihood.
We get Ireland Growing Native Irish Wildflowers...for this, we have established a reputation.
This web is a record of our life's work and our customers experiences. 
First online in 1998, There are over 450 web pages, 25+ for gardeners
Together we have brought about a real nature friendly change in Irish horticulture.

My Promise: Is that when you grow our wildflower seeds successfully,
Take 5 minutes out in the flowing meadow on a hot calm sunny day 
and you will meet nature, buzzing and chirping all around you.
,Nature is Abundant,  Witness it with wildflowers

 

OUR PRODUCTS ARE BIODIVERSITY We supply Bespoke Preservation local genotype Wild and first generation  Native origin wildflower seed mixtures 

We are an EU recognised craft Artisan seed house specialising in native local flora,  We follow internationally agreed protocols and set new standards which often get copied.

  Mr. Sandro Cafolla t/a  Design By Nature  
(Ire). Monavea, Crettyard, Via Carlow, Co Laois. Ireland.
Vat No : IE 3656298P | Business Registration: 109182 
EU Plant Health Pass: EUPP/IRL/DAFF/2684.
Natures Revolution is the wildflower fairies lot, when you stand amongst the flowers you'll discover the chaotic plot
  Go on.. Choose Design By Nature Start Here Hand picked quality perennials Handing On Our Heritage