Snowdrop Gala & Other Spring Treasures

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February 2

Snowdrop Gala & Other Spring Treasures

Mount Wolseley Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort, Tullow, Co. Carlow and Altamont Gardens and Plant Sales, Tullow, Co. Carlow

This event exhibits the best in snowdrops and early flowering Spring plants, with talks by leading experts in horticulture and gives the gardening world the opportunity to emerge from Winter hibernation. 

Speakers this year are Ian Christie, of Christie’s Nursery in Kirriemuir, Scotland, and Ian Young of the Scottish Rock Garden Club and both talks are sure to entertain and enlighten. 

After lunch, there will be a guided tour of Altamont Gardens by Paul Cutler, Head Gardener at Altamont Gardens.

A highly anticipated sale of snowdrops and other Spring plants from Avon Bulbs, Christie’s Specialist Nursery, Ashwood, Harvingtons and Coosheen Plants are available from Altamont Plant Sales.

Address

Mount Wolseley Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort, Tullow, Co. Carlow
Altamont Gardens and Plant Sales, Tullow, Co. Carlow

Cost

At €70 [before 30th January, 2019] the snowdrop gala is fantastic value for money including: lectures, lunch, guided tour, exclusive admission to the bulb sale, afternoon tea and cake in the Walled Garden Café and the Corona North Commemorative Talk on February 1st.

Pre-booking

Pre-booking for the Snowdrop Gala is essential at:
E: sales@altamontplants.com T: 087-9822135 or
E: hesterforde@gmail.com T: 086-8654972

Programme

9.30am Registration, tea/coffee, biscuits
10.00am – 11.00am Ian Christie ‘Snowdrop Madness recent finds in Scotland’
11.30am – 12.30pm Ian Young ‘Waves of Colour’
12.45pm – 1.45pm Lunch at Mount Wolseley Hotel
2.00pm – 5.00pm Visit to Altamont – Guided tour with Paul Cutler

Details

Date:
February 2
Event Category:

Organisers

Mount Wolseley Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort
Altamont Gardens and Plant Sales

Venue

Mount Wolseley Hotel
Mount Wolseley Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort
Tullow, Co. Carlow Ireland