Classes and Events

Classes and Events at Fernhill Garden Centre

Here’s where you’ll find all the information about upcoming events at Fernhill Garden Centre. From free gardening classes to exhibits and cooking demos.

Our gardening classes are free of charge and all are welcome as we hope to teach you more about how to get more out of your garden and some useful hints and tips from our expert horticulturists.

Classes run from 4pm – 5pm which will include a demonstration and a Q&A session.


Classes Schedule

Lawn Care with Austin

Wednesday 12th June at 4pm

Whether yours is a new or mature lawn, let Austin teach you on how best to keep it growing the best it can be. Austin will be giving his tips and advice on the best grass seed, fertilisers, how to replenish the lawn and how to rid yourself of the pesky moss and weeds.

From everyday care or additional attention your lawn might need, Austin will also be answering questions at the end of the session.


Weber BBQ Course

Saturday 6th July at 12pm

Brendan from Weber Grills will be at Fernhill on Saturday 6th July from 12-4pm demonstrating how to get best out of your Weber Barbecue in an engaging, informative and tasty demonstration.  Brendan will fire up the grill to inspire and excite you to open up your barbecue repertoire! Come and see our Weber expert for advice on the best grills to suit your needs. See our full range on the day and enjoy deals on Weber Barbecues and accessories. All welcome!


Fruit Trees and Bushes with Gary

Wednesday 17th July at 4pm

Join Gary for our gardening classes on fruit trees and bushes. He’ll be giving you his tips on how to plant a fruit garden, how to get best crops from your fruit and pruning. Importantly, Gary will be giving you expert advice on pests and disease control on your fruit. As always, Gary will be on hand for a Q&A session after the talk too.


Weber BBQ Course

Saturday 24th August June at 2pm (Ticketed event)

Join us for our Weber BBQ Course on Saturday, 24th August at 2pm for a 3 hour BBQ course with chef Mark Doe, where he'll cover all the bases cooking starters, mains, desserts and snacks all on the Weber Grills.

Tickets cost €69 each and are available online here and in store.


Bulbs with Mary

Wednesday 11th September at 4pm

That time of the year again, time to start planning your Spring colour with bulbs. Mary will be telling you all about the importance of layer planting of bulbs in pots for spring colour and how to select the best bulbs for your garden. Get the kids involved with Mary’s advice on the best bulbs to get kids interested in gardening too. Mary will be available after her demonstration for a Q&A session.


Houseplants with Gary

Wednesday 9th October at 4pm

More and more we’re being told about the benefits of adding house plants to your home, Gary will be adding his expert advice as well as quashing some myths too. Gary will also be teaching you about the best plant for different rooms in your home and how to best maintain your house plants to ensure they live for a very long time.  There will be a Q&A session after the demonstration for any questions you might have.


Class Information and Booking

For more information, please call us on: 090 6475574 or email