Planning to put in a pond? Need some help?

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Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
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As part of the Ring of Gullion Lúnasa Festival, the Ring of Gullion team have joined forces with The Conservation Volunteers to provide a workshop on pond construction and getting the most out of your pond. gullion5The workshop will start at 10.00am on Thursday 27th August in Jonesborough’s Pastoral Centre. Booking is through the Ring of Gullion website Whether you want to create and maintain a haven for wildlife or build something more formal, this workshop will be a good place to start. The workshop is suitable for beginners and more experienced gardeners alike. The workshop will provide practical advice on how to create and maintain a garden pond. You will also learn about pond profiles, creating planting pockets for plants, and how to encourage wildlife to the pond. It will also concentrate on making the pond safe (fencing and/or safety grid). There is also a chance to sign up for pond dipping in Slieve Gullion Forest Park in the afternoon (booking separately on the Ring of Gullion website). This workshop is free. If you would like to book your place, visit the website or call into the office in Crossmaglen Community Centre, O’Fiaich Square, Crossmaglen, BT35 9AA Tel:-(028) 3082 8590.
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