Extramural Courses at the Garden

As well as Botany’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, the Garden provides the perfect atmosphere and inspiration for a variety of extra-mural courses throughout the academic year. Learn more about the gardening, botanical art and woodcarving  courses which are held annually at the garden.

Gardening

Hazel Proctor is an award-winning garden designer and lecturer who has worked in many prestigious gardens across Ireland. Hazel runs two courses during the year: the Beginners Gardening Course which runs over the autumn and spring terms, and a short four-week Weekend Gardening Course.

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Botanical Art with Yanny Petters

Yanny Petters is a well-known artist based in Co. Wicklow. She is a member of the Irish Society of Botanical Artists and exhibits regularly throughout Ireland. Some of her works are included in the Shirley Sherwood Collection at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, in London, as well as in the Office of Public Works (OPW) collection in Dublin.

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Woodcarving

Conleth Gent is an award-winning Irish sculptor. Conleth has exhibited widely throughout Ireland and has been a multi-award winner at Sculpture in Context at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin. His work has been presented to former President, Mary Robinson, and other dignitaries. He has also worked on several large-scale sculptures for Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown and Galway County Councils.

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