STOP PRESS - the dates for the 2013 have now been confirmed.
Irish Georgian Society and Irish Landscape Institute seminar on "Dublin's Victorian and Edwardian Parks - Tuesday 12th February 2013.
Follow the LINKS below to see and hear the Talks given at the joint Irish Georgian Society and Irish Landscape Institute seminar on "Dublin's Victorian and Edwardian Parks: A legacy to protect, cherish and celebrate" at the RDS on Tuesday 12th February 2013.
Thank you to the Irish Georgian Society for publishing the papers on line.
NIHGC Conference 2013
Preliminary info - full info to follow asap
Fri 11th Sat 12th & Sun 13th October
The 2013 Conference will be from Fri 11th to Sunday 13th October 2013. The Theme will be "Southern Guests for Northern Latitudes" and will be in the Clandeboye Lodge Hotel, Bangor, Co Down
Set on the edge of stately grandeur of Clandeboye Estate the hotel enjoys an ideal location and is easily accessible from all routes.
Coming soon - Download the information booklet (pdf)
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Coming soon - Book and Pay On-Line.
Most speakers and members of the committee will be staying at the Clandeboye Lodge Hotel, opposite gates to RHK.
Plant Hunter's Seminar at National Trust's Mount Stewart
Roy Lancaster OBE VMH, Ken Cox and Bleddyn Jones are amoung the speakers for this year's Plant Hunter's Seminar which will take place at Mount Stewart on Friday 21st and Sat 22nd September 2012.
£65.00 including refreshments. To Book call Nat Trust Reception 028 4278 8387
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RHS Growing for Success Talk - at Castlewellan Arboretum, Northern Ireland
‘The revival of Trentham Gardens’ by Michael Walker
Venue: Castlewellan Castle, Castlewellan, Co Down
Date Thursday 26th April
Tickets RHS hotline 0845 2608000
Price £10 non members, £8 RHS members
Originally from Belfast, Michael started his career at a nursery in Templepatrick, gaining experience before studying Horticulture at Greenmount College. He then joined the National Trust and spent the next three years at one ofCounty Downs Great Gardens-Mount Stewart, mentored by then Head Gardener, Nigel Marshall.
Michael subsequently moved to the mainland where he has worked in a number of great gardens including Powis Castle, Harewood House, Waddesdon Manor, and for the past 8 years as Garden and Estates Manager overseeing the revival of the gardens of the Trentham Estate – winner in 2010 of the European Gardens Heritage Network Award.
The Talk considers the revival of an important 18th and 19th Century garden and estate, but one which has been given a contemporary dimension with vast perennial displays by leading designers Tom Stuart-Smith and Piet Oudolf. Michael will discuss the unique ingredients they have incorporated into the gardens recreation to appeal to all of its visitors.
Trentham is a commercial success, in 2011 the estate attracted 3.25 million visitors with 400,000 paying to visit the gardens.
Phoenix Park 1662 - 2012
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We enjoyed a sucessfull NIHGC Conference 7-9th. Oct 2011
IRISH GARDEN PLANTS SOCIETY
The IGPS are celebrating their 30th Anniversary with a Lecture "Horto Hibernica" Ireland's Great Horticultural Heritage by Seamus O'Brien on Thursday 20th Oct @ 7.30pm at the Old Courthouse, Antrim.
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