Carlow Garden Festival 2022

Planting Yourself Better

Delta Sensory Gardens & Garden Centre Strawhall Estate, Carlow, Co. Carlow

Planting Yourself Better in a Sensory Garden Leonie Cornelius, gold medal winner at Bloom, shows you how to plant yourself happy with sensory garden ideas that […]

$10

Cut Flowers – From the Garden to the Vase

Huntington Castle and Gardens Clonegal, Co. Carlow

Cut Flowers - From the Garden to the Vase In this hands-on workshop Fionnuala Fallon, Irish Times gardening correspondent explains the key principles of cut flower […]

$12

Being Energy Aware Matters

BEAM BEAM –The Barrow Experience Garden, Barrow Lane, Regent Street,, Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow,

Being Energy Aware Matters Shirley Lanigan explores why being energy aware matters – the code by which The Barrow Experience project operates. It is a code […]

$8.00

20 Years of TV Gardening

Duckett's Grove Walled Gardens and Pleasure Grounds Duckett's Grove Walled Gardens and Pleasure Grounds, Kneestown, Co. Carlow

20 Years of TV gardening - Joe Swift Joe Swift talks candidly about his experiences being a TV gardener. Having presented Gardeners World and most of […]

$19.50

Garden Tour Of Delta Sensory Gardens

Delta Sensory Gardens & Garden Centre Strawhall Estate, Carlow, Co. Carlow

Garden tour of Delta Sensory Gardens with Arthur Shackleton Enjoy a tour of Delta's sixteen sensory gardens, many of whom were designed by national and international […]

$10

Garden Tour Of The Meadows

The Meadows Garden No.7 the Meadows, Myshall, Co Carlow

Garden tour of The Meadows by Arthur Shackleton Renowned garden designer Arthur Shackleton leads this tour around the garden of the great artist and painter Philippa […]

$8.00

Petal to Plate

Burtown House and Gardens Burtown House and Gardens, Athy, Co. Kildare

Petal to Plate As the interest in unusual edibles continues to grow, this workshop provides helpful information and advice allowing you to pick plants that make […]

$10

Search and Rescue – Bringing Gardens Back to Life

Borris House Gardens and Woodlands Borris House & Gardens, Borris, Co. Carlow

Search and Rescue - Bringing Gardens Back to Life In this special 20th anniversary programme, garden historian expert Belinda Jupp makes her first visit to the […]

$10

Horticultural Happy Pill

Kilgraney House and Herb Gardens Kilgraney House and Herb Gardens, Kilgraney, Co. Carlow, Co. Carlow

Horticultural Happy Pill The evidence for the mental and physical benefits of gardening is stacking up. James Wong is a Royal Botanic Garden, Kew-trained botanist, international […]

$19.50 – $30.00

The Great Indoors

Kilgraney House and Herb Gardens Kilgraney House and Herb Gardens, Kilgraney, Co. Carlow, Co. Carlow

The Great Indoors From tiny moss terrariums and planted tanks, to indoor lily ponds, fern-encrusted fountains and lush living walls, James will take you on a […]

$16 – $30.00

Tom Coward and Jim Gardiner at Altamont

Altamont Plant Sales & Walled Garden Altamont Gardens, Tullow, Co. Carlow

Continuing the Magic at Gravetye Manor (11.30 a.m.) and Shrubs - Always the Bridesmaid, Never the Bride (3 p.m.) Continuing the Magic at Gravetye Manor Head […]

$35

Woodland Gardening with Ken Cox

Huntington Castle and Gardens Clonegal, Co. Carlow

Woodland Gardening with Ken Cox Kenneth Cox presents his most popular and spectacular talk, a 1 hour visual feast on his 2018 publication Woodland Gardening. The talk […]

$19.50

Garden Talk with Finola Reid

Burtown House and Gardens Burtown House and Gardens, Athy, Co. Kildare

Garden Talk Finola Reid promises an interesting and informative tour of Burtown House and Gardens exploring the delights of these beautiful surroundings while sharing her passion […]

$10

Community Gardens – Health and Well Being Benefits & Plant Safari Walk

An Gairdín Beo Old Dublin Road, Carlow, Co. Carlow

Talk 1: With a background in social and therapeutic horticulture, Fiann Ó Nualláin has extensive experience in creating community gardens as an outreach horticulturist working across Dublin and Leinster. In this talk Fiann will explore the health and well-being benefits of gardening and the bridge building that happens within community spaces.

Talk 2: In this plant safari walk around An Gairdín Beo, Fiann presents both vegetables, native species, medicinal herbs and other plants grown on site to explain their health benefits. Have your notepad and questions ready to solve those garden problems you may have and to tap into Fiann’s wonderful expertise on human health.

Free

Guided tour of the Myshall Tree Trail with Eanna Ni Lamhna 2.30 p.m.

Myshall Community Centre Myshall, Co. Carlow

Eanna Ni Lamhna, President of the Tree Council of Ireland promises an informative and entertaining walk around the village of Myshall and its tree trail, which features twenty five notable species, both native and non-native.

Free