Gardening Classes schedule with our expert resident Horticulturalist, Peter Dowdall

At The Pavilion Garden Centre we have compiled a great schedule of gardening classes which will be sure to get you excited and armed with knowledge to transform your garden!

Gardening Classes are hosted here on Wednesday’s at 10.30am by Peter Dowdall. Peter Dowdall is one of Ireland’s most recognised expert gardeners following his work on RTE and TV3 over the years and he is also the gardening correspondent for the Irish Examiner and C103. Cost of the classes with Peter is €8 and they run for approximately one hour.

If you are interested in attending any of our classes here in Ballygarvan, you can contact us using the social icons below or telephone us on 021 4888134. Alternatively just turn up on the day!  We are just a couple of minutes from Cork Airport.

Gardening Classes Cork Schedule

Date & Time


Wed 16th March at 10am

Preparing for the summer ahead

Peter Dowdall will discuss how to put your garden in poll position to maximise colour and beauty in the garden over the summer months

Composting workshop

Donal O’Keeffe of Waste Down will discuss composting of both food and garden waste with practical use of different composting systems. Donal is an expert in composting and he will provide very practical and useful tips for generating compost and reducing waste

The Pavilion is a Garden Centre, Country Store, Cafe, Garden Furniture, Garden Design, Landscaping and Paving Centre based in Cork, just a couple minutes drive from Cork Airport.