About Willow & Greene
Our mission is simple: to promote the links between gardening, cooking and well-being and to empower people to engage with these life-enhancing activities. We deliver horticulture and cookery classes, projects and programmes tailored to suit your needs. Get in touch today to find out how we can help you and your organisation
What we do
Willow & Greene is dedicated to inspiring people to become better gardeners and cooks. We PLANT the seeds of curiosity and then support you as you GROW in knowledge and confidence and THRIVE through enhancing your well-being and self-esteem.
Monthly Gardening Classes
We deliver a monthly gardening class in Larne (first Monday of the month) and Carrickfergus (first Thursday of the month) from 7.30 pm to 8.30 pm.
Come along to hear the latest gardening advice, watch planting demos and sample our homemade jams, chutneys and cakes on sale.
Community Horticulture Projects
Hands-on practical activities are combined with inspiring advice on how to green up your gardens and local communities. Courses and projects are tailored to suit your needs and artisanal Willow & Greene catering can be provided. All events highlight the health and nurturing benefits of gardening.
Bespoke Cookery Experiences
Book in for a personalised cookery course and develop the confidence to master those cookery skills which will enable you to impress your family and friends and pick up clever time and money-saving tips along the way. Our courses are a unique gift experience for birthdays or other memorable dates.
I am passionate about how we can be nurtured by nature. I want to share my knowledge of horticulture and cookery so we can all become more connected with our green spaces, more aware of how to grow our own food and more confident about cooking for our loved ones.
PLANT. GROW. THRIVE.
Kerry Connolly, Willow & Greene
Some of our work
Plants, projects and creations
Willow & Greene provided our community group with a first-rate workshop experience with an informative, interesting and interactive presentation by Kerry.
They supplied all the resources and support material including a very enjoyable buffet afterwards with their delicious home-made produce. Kerry was extremely helpful, supportive and knowledgeable.
Overall Willow & Greene were extremely professional, incredibly accommodating and very user-friendly.
Secretary, Straid & District Community Group
Willow & Green's work is inspiring and engaging, whether you are interested or not in gardening, or have no outside space or lots of it.
Kerry gives her all; every workshop is packed full of valuable tips, practical know-how and tons of energy.
Beginner or experienced, her workshops and projects are uplifting and encouraging.