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9.4 Twin Trees Heywood Festival August 22nd - 25th
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Ballinakill, Co. Laois will host its inaugural ‘Twin Trees’ festival this year with a strong focus on the ‘En Plein Air’ outdoor painting event, tutored by established artists Jock Nichol and Bridget Flannery. The festival is inspired by the 150thanniversary of Sir Edward Lutyens, the celebrated garden designer who created the exquisite formal garden at Heywood Gardens, minutes from the village of Ballinakill. The festival will take place during Heritage Week 2019, on August 22nd, 23rd, and 24th.
Ballintubbert Gardens and House
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A stunning country house available for exclusive hire, corporate retreats, Weddings, short stays and glamorous events. A beautiful Arts and Crafts garden where visitors experience simplicity and complexity at the same time. Relaxing, but at times challenging, this 14 acre space stimulates the senses and the imagination.
Full Information http://www.ballintubbert.com/ +353 (0) 87 3127639
events@ballintubbert.com, ballintubbertgarden@gmail.com
Buds & Blossoms: Laois Garden Festival 8th and 9th June 2019
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From top gardening speakers and leading plant specialists, to local food producers and family entertainment zone, it’s all here. Buds & Blossoms, Laois Garden Festival is a rare opportunity to hear some of Ireland’s leading gardening experts all in one venue.
Castle Durrow, Durrow, Co. Laois.
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One of Ireland’s most luxurious Country House Hotels located on the N8 old Dublin – Cork Road (one hour from Dublin), in the midlands of Ireland, adjoining the quaint village of Durrow, Co Laois. Beautiful gardens and award winning restaurant. https://www.castledurrow.com/hotel-laois-garden.html
Full Information http://www.castledurrow.com/ +353 (0)57 8736555
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This floral oasis in the Laois farmland was established 15 years ago. In the old farmyard, a sundial is surrounded by box hedging and flowers. A rambling red rose climbs the gable end of an old stone farm building. Near the house, a seated area is shaded by a pergola covered in wisteria. From here visitors can admire the rockeries, the raised lavender bed, the upright yews and the weeping copper beech.
Full Information http://www.clonasleegarden.com/ +353 (0) 57-8648038
Clonohill Gardens
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Clonohill Gardens are the splendid creation of floral artist Enda Thompson-Phelan, and feature many interesting and unusual plants on a one acre site surrounding Clonohill House.
Full Information http:// +353 (0) 87-9962864
Dunmore Country School
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Although this garden was only established in 2005, it has already featured in the Farmers Journal, Irish Times and Irish Independent as well as Jane Powers’ book The Living Garden. Dunmore Country School has also featured on RTE’s Nationwide and Dermot’s Secret Garden. It covers approximately 1 acre. It is not a show garden, rather a working kitchen garden, which is dedicated to teaching. It is, in the owner's (Tanguy de Toulgoët) words, “not a display garden but a garden in progress”.
Full Information http://www.dunmorecountryschool.ie/garden.html +353 (0) 87-1258002 / +353 (0) 57-8736578
Emo Court and Parklands
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Emo Court is a country villa designed by architect James Gandon (1743-1823), best known for his great public buildings, including the Custom House and the Four Courts in Dublin. The house is a magnificent example of the neo-Classical style, reflecting the architecture of ancient Greece and Rome. The house is surrounded by beautiful gardens and parkland which were first laid out in the 18th century and contain formal lawns, a lake and woodland walks with many very fine trees and shrubs.
Full Information http://www.opw.ie/en/ +353 (0) 57-8626573
Fruitlawn Garden
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Walled-in garden of approximately 1 acre with richly planted perennial borders containing many unusual plants, Hornbeam tunnel, orchard, fruit and vegetable garden, oak copse, yew hedges, beautiful climbing roses and many other lovely trees and shrubs.
Full Information http://www.arthurshackleton.com/ +353 (0) 57-8730146
Gash Gardens
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A hidden treasure trove of interesting and unusual plants in an enchanting and tranquil setting.
Full Information http://www.gashgardens.ie/ +353 (0) 87-2728337 / +353 (0) 57-8732247
Gortalee Gardens
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Colourful and intriguing gardens with Woodland and Herbaceous planting. Designed and begun in 2009 by Hazel Luskin Glennon challenged by her husband, the late Brendan Glennon to design a garden of 0.6 of an acre with no lawns for him to mow, she has turned a Turnip field into a lovely garden.
Heywood Gardens
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50 acres of woodland, lakes and formal gardens including the sunken garden designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Heywood Gardens is the site of two garden types: the great park created by Frederick Trench in the late 1700s and the small interlocked formal gardens created by Sir Edwin Lutyens and Gertrude Jekyll in the early 1900s. Perfect for a family day out.