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Gardening Workshops at Castledawson Allotments

Would you like to learn how to grow your own fruit and vegetables and improve your gardening skills? If so come along to our free Allotments Growing Project at Castledawson allotments. 

  • Spruce up your gardening skills just in time for the growing season
  • Learn to sow & plant your own supply of fresh vegetables and fruit
  • No previous horticultural knowledge required as full training provided 

All workshops are free of charge but places are limited and must be booked in advance by calling Yvonne Zellmann on 03000 132 132 or email [email protected]


Start your Vegetable Seeds indoors Workshop - Tuesday 20 February  from 10.30 am to 12noon

Learn different methods of seed propagation suitable for raising plants in a polytunnel or on the window sill.

Start your own seedlings of different varieties of vegetables to take home.


Growing Herbs Workshop - Tuesday 6 March from 10.30am to 12noon

Learn to grow a range of herbs and get tips for their culinary uses.


Planting Workshop - Tuesday 20 March from 10.30 to 12noon

This workshop will focus on container planting and growing fruit and veg even in the smallest of spaces.

Get to grips with thinning out and potting on your seedlings and plant your own tasty spuds.


These workshops are part of a new Five-A-Day Allotments Growing Project run by Mid Ulster District Council in conjunction with Groundwork NI and The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) at a number of allotment sites in the wider Magherafelt area. The project is funded by the Northern Obesity Partnership.  Castledawson Allotments are situated at Park View, Castledawson, BT45 8AT.