Carlow Garden Festival 2015, South East Ireland, Monty Don, Carlow Gardens, Garden Events, Carlow County Guide, Huntington Castle, Herb Garden Kilgraney, Rathwood, Arboretum, Leighlinbridge, Rathvilly, Hardymount, Delta Centre, Duckett's Grove, Ireland

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Carlow Garden Festival 2015 - 25th July to 3rd August

Monty Don, Carlow Garden Festival 2015

Headed by Monty Don, the panel for this year's Carlow Garden Festival includes Helen Dillon (renowned plants expert), Seamus O' Brien (National Botanic Gardens Kilmacurragh), 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 Superintendent of the Phoenix Park and author of an Illustrated History of the Phoenix Park – Landscape and Management to 1880), Neil Porteous (Head Gardener at Mount Stewart), Dermot O' Neill (TV and 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) and Una Halpin of Wildways Adventures.

From bulbs to borders and woodland to wildlife, Carlow's Garden Festival is a great 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.

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Altamont Gardens, Carlow, photo by James Burke

Altamont Gardens, Carlow

Carlow Garden Trail - open all year

Visitors to the festival also have the opportunity to view the Carlow Garden Trail, a collection of 22 different gardening attractions ranging from private to public gardens, award-winning garden centres and peaceful woodlands. Three new premises have joined the Carlow Garden Trail in 2015 including Borris House Gardens and Woodlands, Clonegal Community Gardens and the Meadows.


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