Horticulture Courses

At St. Colman's Training Centre we run full and part time Horticulture courses. We specialise in programmes for the beginner to the expert gardener. At our centre we specialise in Organic crop production with the main emphasis on vegetable growing.

Courses now established at Mayo Abbey provide an excellent platform for anyone who is interested in growing their own food or who may be interested in setting up a commercial organic horticulture enterprise.

Our Organic garden comprises of 6 Polytunnels, lean to glasshouse, orchard, field grown vegetables, outside raised beds, various composting methods and wormeries.

Why not contact us and arrange to visit our Beautiful garden a member of staff will be happy to show you around.

Outdoor Vegetable Crop Production L3 3N0890

This course is for beginners and specialises in plant growing with main emphasis on vegetable growing. Training will be given in the skills needed to produce organic vegetables.

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One Day Polytunnel

This How-To course covers growing your own in polytunnels with practical work and demonstrations.

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Growing Vegetables Level 4 4N0671

Participants will be equipped with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to plant, grow and maintain a range of vegetables under supervision.

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