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The Carlow Garden Festival

Friday, 27th July 2018 9:01 am

Adam Frost

published in Flowers, Sculptures, Events, Exhibitions, Music, Recipes, Gardens

This years exciting Carlow Garden Festival runs from Friday July 27th until Monday August 6th

With some of Ireland’s and the UK’s top gardening experts talking in some of Ireland’s most beautiful gardens. This is a festival for novice gardeners to garden connoisseurs and garden lovers of any age. With exciting talk and walks this festival is a highlight in Ireland’s gardening calendar of events.

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At Burtown House & Gardens for 2018

Wednesday August 1st @ 3pm Jimi Blake “Huntingbrook through the Seasons”

Saturday August 4th @ 11.30am Assumpta Broomfield “Scenting and Searching the Rose”

An exciting double bill lineup featuring Sarah Price, Creator of the London Olympic Gardens and Alan Gray, gardener at East Ruston Old Vicarage on 27th July opens the 2018 Carlow Garden Festival at Arboretum Home and Garden Heaven as it returns with its best ever line-up. Featuring 21 celebrated garden experts over 11 days, the festival offers something to interest everyone from novice gardeners to garden connoisseurs, garden designers to nature lovers and grandparents to grandchildren. The 2018 programme features an appealing mix of world-class UK gardeners combined with the very best of Irish garden broadcasters, writers and new trailblazers in Irish horticulture and garden design.

Carol Klein

The Carlow Garden Festival is a wonderful opportunity for budding and experienced gardeners and nature lovers to obtain practical advice from a range of informative workshops while visiting the many beautiful gardens in the county. With gardens in full bloom and with the majority of gardening work completed, the festival is the ideal time to relax, admire the work of others and make gardening plans for the coming months and year ahead.

This year’s highlights will include a talk and workshop with UK gardener and TV personality, Carol Klein, on Sunday 5th August in the recently revamped Walled Gardens at Duckett’s Grove and promises to be a truly memorable gardening experience.

Borders in bloom

An exciting double bill lineup featuring Sarah Price, Creator of the London Olympic Gardens and Alan Gray, gardener at East Ruston Old Vicarage on 27th July opens the 2018 Carlow Garden Festival at Arboretum Home and Garden Heaven as it returns with its best ever line-up. Featuring 21 celebrated garden experts over 11 days, the festival offers something to interest everyone from novice gardeners to garden connoisseurs, garden designers to nature lovers and grandparents to grandchildren. The 2018 programme features an appealing mix of world-class UK gardeners combined with the very best of Irish garden broadcasters, writers and new trailblazers in Irish horticulture and garden design.

Pergola, wisteria

The Carlow Garden Festival is a wonderful opportunity for budding and experienced gardeners and nature lovers to obtain practical advice from a range of informative workshops while visiting the many beautiful gardens in the county. With gardens in full bloom and with the majority of gardening work completed, the festival is the ideal time to relax, admire the work of others and make gardening plans for the coming months and year ahead.

This year’s highlights will include a talk and workshop with UK gardener and TV personality, Carol Klein, on Sunday 5th August in the recently revamped Walled Gardens at Duckett’s Grove and promises to be a truly memorable gardening experience.

Burtown Borders

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