Garden Society and Club notes for April
Co. Sligo Flower & Garden Club: On Monday 16th April 2012, Mark Smyth from RHSI will give a talk on “A Year in a Life”( A month by month look at plants in my garden.)
8pm Sligo Park Hotel, Pearse Road, Sligo. Members & friends welcome.
Ennis Flower And Garden Club will host a floral demonstration by Rose Hickey, Conna Co.Cork , on 17 April at the West County Hotel Ennis at 8.15pm.
Enniskerry Gardening Club: On Wednesday 18th April at 8.00 Paddy Gleeson and Clem Spratt from Woodies will give an illustrated talk entitled 'The Herbaceous Border'. At Parochial Hall, beside Poppies. All Welcome. Free to members, non-members €5
Dublin Five Horticultural Society: On 12 April, How green is Your Garden, a talk by Marie Sheehan in the Artane/Beaumont Family Recreation Centre, Kilmore Road, Artane at 8pm. Admission €4. On 26 April, Birds in the Garden by Joe Curtis. same venue and charge. On 14 April, Dublin Five Spring Show in Chanel College, Coolock - staging 11am to 1pm, open from 2pm to 5pm.
South County Dublin Horticultural Society Spring Flower Show will be held on Saturday 14th April in Kill-o-the Grange School Hall....Rear of Kill Parish Church at Deansgrange. The Show will open 1:30 til 4:30. Admission €3.00. Entry forms for exhibiting can be acquired from the Show Secretary at 01 286 9476.
Royal Horticultural Society of Ireland: On 18 April, Floral Art Group demonstration by Brenda Joyce at 8pm at Wesley House, Leeson Park, Dublin. On 21 April, Annual Plant Sale, 1.30 to 4pm at St Brigid's Parish Centre, St Brigid's Church Road, Stillorgan, Dublin. Plants accepted from 9.30am. Parking in the school car park on Merville Road. On 25 April, Alpine & Greenhouse Group plant propagation workshop with Chris Heavey atSt Brigid's Parish Centre., Stillorgan. 10.30am.
Alpine Garden Society: On 19 April, at 8 pm, Pam Eveleigh talks on ‘Primulas' National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin 9. On 22 April, at 2 pm, Garden visit to Kilmacurragh Botanic Gardens, Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow. On 28 April, Dublin Group AGS Show, Cabinteely Community School, Cabinteely, Co. Dublin.
Cork Alpine/Hardy Plant Society: On 26 April, at 7.45pm in Lavanagh House, Ballintemple, Cork, Laura de Beden on The Glory of Colour with a rare and unusual plant sale. All are welcome. Free to members, non-members €10
Foxrock & District Garden Club: The Glory of Colour by Laura de Beden on 24 April at 8pm at Foxrock Pastoral Centre, Kill Lane, Foxrock, Dublin. Cost €7 at the door for non-members.
Cahir Flower and Garden Club, Cahir, Co. Tipperary will hold its Gala Night at Cahir House Hotel, on 25 April at 8pm with a floral demonstration entitled Fleuriste by Joan Lockhart. All welcome.
Limerick Garden Plant Group: On 26 April, at 8pm at the South Court Hotel, Raheen Limerick, Gerry Daly joins us for an evening of Gardening Q & A.