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Growing Vegetables in the Irish Garden with Master Organic Gardener, Klaus Laitenberger.

Klaus will talk about the importance of growing your own food and give lots of tips on how to get your garden started. He will advise on how to produce a bountiful crop of delicious and healthy food.  Klaus will also share numerous tricks on how to prevent pests and diseases, and, for the more advanced gardeners, will outline some principles of saving your own seeds.



Klaus Laitenberger is the author of four gardening books, including ‘Vegetables for the Irish Garden’. With his wife Joanna, he runs a seed company specialising in the vegetable varieties most suited for the Irish climate.

He is the former Head Gardener at both the Organic Centre in Leitrim and in Lissadell House in Co. Sligo.

Klaus is a regular contributor to the BBC Gardener’s Corner and to various gardening magazines. He works as an Organic Inspector for the Organic Trust and runs gardening courses throughout the country. 


All enquiries to Kildare Town Library: Phone 045 520235

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Dates: 25 March 2023 - 10.30am
Venue: Kildare Town Library

Organised by Kildare Town Library
Contact Details: T 045 520235 E:

Audience: Suitable for ages 14+.