Garden clubs

Garden clubs

Balbriggan and District Horticultural Society: Annual Flower Show on 3 September. Exhibits to be staged before 11.30am. Open to the public 2.30pm to 5pm in Balbriggan Community College, Drogheda Street, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin. Admission €3.

Foxrock and District Garden Club: On 26 September, Foxrock Church Pastoral Centre, Rosie Hardy talks on Autumn Flowering Perennials at 8pm. Admission €7 for non-members.

Killinick & District Garden Club: Annual Gardening Show on 9 and 10 September at Johnstown Castle Gardens

in Wexford. Open classes for fruit, flowers, vegetables, herbs and preserves, and others. Show schedules from Jimmy on 087 765 3924

Macroom Flower & Garden Club: Floral Demonstration with Betty Cumiskey AOIFA entitled Gems with Stems, 14 September, at Coolcower House, Macroom, Co. Cork. Doors open 7pm. Further details: 087-9821708.

Visitors are most welcome

Kenmare & District Garden Club: Let’s go Latin – It’s all Greek to Me, Making Plant Names Sexy is a light-hearted and accessible look at the use of botanical names by Carl Wright of Caher Bridge Garden, Co. Clare on 7 September, 7.30 p.m. in The Gateway, Killarney Road, Kenmare. For directions, contact Geraldine 086-3935965.

Ennis Flower and Garden Club: Celebrating its 50th Anniversary, a Floral Demonstration by Brid Coonan, AOIFA President at Treacys West County Hotel, Ennis on Tuesday, 19 September, at 8.15pm. Admission €10 (non members).

Templeogue Horticultural Society: Jimi Blake will talk about New Perennials in Our Lady’s School, Templeogue, Dublin, on 20 September, at 8pm. Admission €7 for non-members. All are welcome.

Waterford Regional Gardening Club: On 21 September, at 8pm, in the Edmund Rice Centre, Barrack St, Waterford.

More Tales from the Road by Shirley Lanigan, gardening writer and author. Non-Members €5. Refreshments & Raffle to follow. Contact Noreen 086-4083419.

Naul Gardening & Flower Club: Annual flower show is on 9 and 10 September in the Clann Mhuire GAA Hall, Naul, Co. Dublin. Open to the public 2.30 to 5.30pm Saturday and 12 noon to 4.30pm Sunday. Auction at close of show, Admission: adults €3, children free. Schedule: 086-2850561.

Galway Flower & Garden Club: On 19 September, at 8pm, in the Menlo Park Hotel, Galway, Beatrice Hartog’s title is A Floral Rendezvous. Admission €10 non-members. Further information contact mariancolohan@gmail.com