Carlow Garden Festival
Jul 25 2015 - Aug 03 2015
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Various locations throughout Co. Carlow, Carlow, Carlow, Republic of Ireland
Something new 2015 - Monty Don, a much loved personality from the world of gardening and horticulture, is on the panel for this year's Carlow Garden Festival, with a host of excellent Irish and UK gardening experts.
Something new for 2015 - Headed by Monty Don the UK's largest name in gardening, the panel for this year's Carlow Festival includes Helen Dillon, Seamus O'Brien, (Killmacurragh) Fionnuala Fallon (Irish Times Gardening Columnist), Anna Pavord (author of The Tulip and The Curious Gardener and Gardening Columnist for the Independent UK), Dr. John McCullen (retired Chief Superintendant of the Phoenix Park), Neil Porteous (Head Gardener at Mount Stewart), Dermot O'Neill (TV & Radio garden personality), June Blake (June Blake's Garden in Wicklow), Roy Lancaster CBE (veteran UK broadcaster and gardening expert), Dr. Matthew Jebb (Director National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin), Rob Smith (winner of the BBC Big Allotment Challenge) & Kitty Scully (RTE's How To Create a Garden and Food Gardener at Airfield).
From bulbs to borders and woodland to wildlife, Carlow's Garden Festival is a opportunity for budding and experienced gardeners and nature lovers to obtain practical advice and tips from some of the most respected gardening and nature personalities in their field. Now in its 14th year and widely recognised as Ireland's premier garden event, the festival offers the perfect break for flower, garden and nature lovers.
Whether you are about to tackle your first ever gardening project or looking to hone your gardening skills, Carlow's Garden Festival is full of informative lectures and easy to follow workshops designed to suit your needs.