23January2018

Garden Show Ireland Starts Tomorrow for 3 days

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Your guide to what's on where ...
Garden Show Ireland has loads of activities going on throughout the weekend with free seminars, demonstrations, Q&A, design consultations, activities for young people, and loads for every generation to enjoy!

Garden Show Ireland Awards
11am Fri 9 May –Presentation of Garden Show Ireland Awards by Alys Fowler from BBC
Gardeners' World followed by opening of Garden Show Ireland 2014.

Bandstand
Martello Jazz Band - Soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the Jazz Band playing throughout the weekend!

Click here for Online Event Programme

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Garden Inspirations Stage
Fri 9 May

  • 11.00 MGLDA's David Shortall & Gerry O'Keeffe: 'Garden Design Trends, What's Hot and What's Not!' including 30mins interactive garden design/ QA session
  • 12.00 Alys Fowler: How to have your garden and eat it – mixing vegetables and flowers
  • 13.00 Helen Dillon – Designing with colour!
  • 14.00 Q&A with Helen Dillon and Geoff Stebbings – favourite plants from the Show
  • 15.00 Alys Fowler interviewed by Cherrie McIlwaine
  • 16.00 Q&A with Alys Fowler, Helen Dillon, Geoff Stebbings
  • 17.00 MGLDA's Michael O'Reilly & Gary Foran 'Improve your Garden's Street Cred', through Innovative and Exciting Garden Design' including 30mins interactive garden design/ QA session
Sat 10 May
  • 11.00 MGLDA Patricia Tyrrell 'Extending the Season of Interest in your Garden' including 30mins interactive garden design/ QA session
  • 12.00 Bunny Guinness – Discovering Highgrove!
  • 13.00 Geoff Stebbings – Growing fruit and veg in containers.
  • 14.00 Q&A with Bunny Guinness and Geoff Stebbings – favourite plants from the Show
  • 15.00 Bunny Guinness interviewed by Cherrie McIlwaine
  • 16.00 MGLDA Deirdre Prince 'What's your style? Choosing plants, materials and garden features to compliment your lifestyle' including 30mins interactive garden design/ QA session
Sun 11 May
  • 11.00 MGLDA Neville Mooney 'Drawing on the Landscape; Inspirational Design Ideas for a Rural Garden' including 30mins interactive garden design/ QA session
  • 12.00 Klaus Laitenberger – Growing organic vegetables
  • 13.00 Geoff Stebbings – Keeping containers filled with colour all year!
  • 14.00 Q&A Klaus Laitenberger and Geoff Stebbings
  • 15.00 Klaus Laitenberger – interviewed by Cherrie McIlwaine
  • 16.00 MGLDA's Michael O'Reilly & Gary Foran 'Going for Gold.' A GLDA Garden Designer's insight on designing and building show gardens with a wow factor!' including 30mins interactive design/ QA session
Garden Gourmet with Chef Paula McIntyre

Fri 9 May

  • 11.30 Preserves you’ve harvested! 
  • 13.30 Free Food from the Land
  • 15.30 Floral Afternoon Tea!

Sat 10 May

  • 11.30 Foraging the hedgerows! Gareth Austin
  • 13.30 Free Food from the Land
  • 15.30 Floral Afternoon Tea!

Sun 11 May

  • 11.30 Preserves you’ve harvested! 
  • 13.30 Free Food from the Land
  • 15.30 Floral Afternoon Tea!
Flower Arranging Pavilion
Fri 9 May
  • 11.00 Richard Haslam: Edible Flower arrangements!
  • 12.00 Workshop: Create your own flower jewellery!
  • 13.00 Therese Quinn: Perfect Pink!
  • 14.00 Workshop: Create your own flower jewellery!
  • 15.00 Richard Haslam: Vintage style flower arrangements
  • 16.00 Workshop: Create your own flower jewellery!

Sat 10 May

  • 11.00 Richard Haslam: Flowers grown in your own garden
  • 12.00 Workshop: Create your own flower jewellery!
  • 13.00 Therese Quinn: Perfect Pink!
  • 14.00 Workshop: Create your own flower jewellery!
  • 15.00 Richard Haslam: Vintage style flower arrangements
  • 16.00 Workshop: Create your own flower jewellery!

Sun 11 May

  • 11.00 Richard Haslam: Arranging with flowers grown in your garden
  • 12.00 Workshop: Create your own flower jewellery!
  • 13.00 Therese Quinn: Perfect Pink!
  • 14.00 Workshop: Create your own flower jewellery!
  • 15.00 Richard Haslam: Contemporary flower arrangements
  • 16.00 Workshop: Create your own flower jewellery!
Young Gardeners' Fun!

Loads of fun activities will be going on over the weekend for young gardeners!

Archery, mini assault course, scavenger hunt, learning about bees, chickens in the garden, digging, wheelbarrow races, merry-go-round, modelling with clay, falconery, hammock hideout and lots more ... activities for every age group and all generations! As well as the Allianz Schools Garden Challenge's 'Edible Gardens', the Primary Schools' 'Edible Gardens in a Container'. And of course all the 'Sporting Heroes' in Allianz Scarecrow Square created by Integrated Education Primary Schools!

Source: GardenGuide News Room

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