Planning Your Future Garden

Altamont Gardens Altamont Gardens, Tullow, Co. Carlow

Paul Maher, recently retired Curator of the National Botanic Gardens will discuss gardening techniques and thrifty design principles to allow you enjoy your garden for many years to come.

Free

Guided Tours of Altamont Gardens

Altamont Gardens Altamont Gardens, Tullow, Co. Carlow

Guided tours of the Snowdrop Collection in the Walled Gardens each Saturday from 8th-29th February at 2pm. Meeting point – Altamont Plant Sales. Admission free.

Neil Porteous at Altamont Gardens

Altamont Gardens Altamont Gardens, Tullow, Co. Carlow

Join Neil Porteous, head gardener at Mount Stewart, Co. Down on a walk through Corona North's unique creation, Altamont. This 'Robinsonian' garden looks fabulous in late July and has a great variety of interesting plants from mighty sequoiadendrons and scented roses, down to an unusual array of herbaceous plants and bulbs.

Free

Snowdrop Month in Altamont Gardens

Altamont Gardens Altamont Gardens, Tullow, Co. Carlow

A great opportunity to view this unique collection, first started by Corona North, former owner of the gardens, and now amongst the largest in Ireland, with over 100 named varieties. Guided tours each Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 2 p.m.

Cormac Downey at Altamont Gardens

Altamont Gardens Altamont Gardens, Tullow, Co. Carlow

This walking tour of Altamont Gardens is led by Cormac Downey, OPW Tree Officer. This tour promises to be an exciting journey through a historic setting with its fine plant collections, Robinsonian style landscapes, man-made lake and specifically the ancient oak woodland and will take in other magnificent specimens of trees to be found at Altamont Gardens.

Free

Easter Arrangements for your Home at Altamont Plant Sales

Altamont Gardens Altamont Gardens, Tullow, Co. Carlow

The wonderfully talented Marie O’Leary gives a demonstration on how to create an array of beautiful Easter and early spring floral arrangements and decorations for your home. €10 for attendance including morning coffee and be in with a chance to win Marie’s arrangement on the day with raffle tickets at €5. Altamont Plant Sales will also be stocking flower arranging basics to help you create your own stunning arrangements at home. Places are limited so booking is recommended.

Snowdrop Week in Altamont Gardens

Altamont Gardens Altamont Gardens, Tullow, Co. Carlow

The very popular Snowdrop Week at Altamont Gardens runs from February 12th - 18th and is a great opportunity to view this unique collection, first started by Corona North, former owner of the gardens, and now amongst the largest in Ireland, with over 100 named varieties. Daily guided tours with Head Gardener