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Its Garden Time Events

Saturday 9th September Powerscourt Estate

Bee Keeping

Enjoy learning about one of nature’s most miraculous products from our own honey supplier, Willie O’Byrne. Willie will share his knowledge on bees, plants to attract bees, hive products and processing and our existence without bees.

11am until 12noon

Admission is Free

Location - Powerscourt Garden Pavillion

Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th September Naul Gardening & Flower Club

Annual Flower Show.

Open to the public from 2.30 to 5.30pm Saturday and 12noon to 4.30pm Sunday.

Auction at close of show. Admission Adults: €3 Children: free

Location - Clann Mhuire GAA Hall, Naul, Co Dublin

Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th September Killinick & Ditrict Garden Club

Annual Gardening Show.

Open classes for fruit, flowers, vegetables, herbs and preserves and others

Location - Johnstown Castle Gardens, Co Wexford

Saturday 9th until Sunday 17th September Mount Venus Nursery

A Horticultural Experience - Photography Exhibition

Location - Mount Venus Nursery, Mutton Lane, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16

Sunday 10th September Claregalway Castle

Claregalway Autumn Plant Fair

Location - Claregalway Castle, Co. Galway

Thursday 14th September Macroom Flower & Garden Club

Floral Demonstration with Betty Cumiskey AOIFA

entitled Gems with Stems. Doors open at 7pm

Location - Coolcower House, Macroom, Co Cork

Sunday 17th September ISNA

Plant Fair

Location - Fota House, Fota Island, Co. Cork

Open day with a short talk on "Growing Tulips"

Tuesday 19th September Galway Flower & Garden Club

A Floral Rendezvous

Admission is €10 for non - members

Location - Menlo Park Hotel, Galway

Tuesday 19th September Ennis Flower and Garden Club

50th Anniversary Celebration

Floral Demonstration by Brid Coonan, AOIFA President 8.15pm start, €10 admission (non members)

Location - Treacys West County Hotel, Ennis, Co Clare

Wednesday 20th September Templeogue Horticultural Society

New Perennials -talk with Jimi Blake.

€7 admission fee for non members.

Location - Our Ladys School, Templeogue Dublin

Thursday 21st September Powerscourt Garden Pavilion

Spring Bulb Masterclass

Powerscourt Garden Pavilion. Come along for a free gardening talk on everything you ever wanted to know about planting for early spring colour.

11am - 12noon

Location - Powerscourt Garden Pavillion

Admission is free

Thursday 21st September Waterford Regional Gardening Club

Tales from the road by Shirley Lanigan.

admission Non Members €5

Location - Edmund Rice Centre, Barrack Street, Co Waterford

Saturday 23rd September Altamont Plants

Two Talks

1. Interesting Trees and Shrubs for amazing Autumn colour - Mary Keenan of Gash Gardens & The Irish Garden Magazine

2. The best Herbaceous Perennials to extend the seasonal interest in your garden! - Paul Woods of Kilmurry Nursery

*€20 tickets - booking recommended for both talks and includes morning coffee

Tel: 087 982 2135

Email sales@altamontplants.com

Location - Altamont Plant Sales, Tullow, Co. Carlow

Tuesday 26th September Foxrock and District Garden Club

Autumn Flowering Perennials with Rosie Hardy

at 8pm. Admission Is €7

Location -Foxrock Church Pastoral Centre

October 2017
Thursday 5th October Tree Council of Ireland

Tetra Pak Tree Day

Primary School pupils are encouraged to go outdoors to study and enjoy their local trees - find out more here https://treecouncil.ie/initiatives/tree-day/

Thursday 12th October Powerscourt

Autumn and Winter Pots and Collections

This workshop with our horticulturalists will give you some ideas for stylish seasonal containers to adorn your front door, patio or garden.

11am - 12noon

Admission is free

Location - Powerscourt Garden Pavillion

Thursday 19th October Powerscourt

Creating a Japanese garden

Learn how create a Japanese Garden at home with Head Gardener Alex Slazenger. Learn how to create a calming and soothing atmosphere with the use of paths, flowing water and carefully selected plants that float you through the garden.

11am - 12 noon

Admission is €5

Location - Powerscourt Garden Pavillion

Saturday 28th October Powerscourt

Pumpkin Carving for Kids

One of our most loved annual events is back again. Kids will love the chance to prepare, design and carve a pumpkin into something festive and fun at this family-friendly event! Parents free of charge, children €10.

12pm and 2pm

Location - Powerscourt Garden Pavillion

Sunday 29th October Powerscourt

Pumpkin Carving for Kids

One of our most loved annual events is back again. Kids will love the chance to prepare, design and carve a pumpkin into something festive and fun at this family-friendly event! Parents free of charge, children €10.

12pm and 2pm

Location - Powerscourt Garden Pavillion