RHSI Events

Three upcoming events ‘Airfield a work in progress’ an RHSI lecture by Colm O’Driscoll (Head Gardener of Airfield Estate) on Wednesday, April 11th at 8.00 p.m. at Airfield Estate, Dundrum. RHSI Members free, non-members €10, students €5. RHSI Floral Art Demonstration by Helena Morrissey, Wednesday April 18th at 8.00 p.m. at Airfield Estate, Dundrum. RHSI Members free, non-members €10, students…

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Sunday May13th 10am -2pm Join me Linda Allen in the vibrant and healing gardens of Hunting Brook for a half day of nourishment for your mind and body. A half day of relaxing, Guided Meditations, Mindfulness techniques, Stress Reduction Strategies and Mindful walking in the garden, ( weather permitting). Enjoy tea and scones provided for the break surrounded by plants…

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Masterclass with Jimi and Noel Kingsbury

Understanding Plants – Choosing and using for long-term impact,     Wednesday 26th September @ Hunting Brook Gardens, Co. Wicklow, with Jimi Blake and Noel Kingsbury    Noel Kingsbury, in association with Gardens Illustrated Magazine presents his workshop on long-term plant performance in conjunction with Jimi looking at how the extraordinarily wide range of plants grown here will function together over time. Plant selection will…

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Supper Club

Supper Club

MY JOURNEY THROUGH NEW ZEALAND  an illustrated lecture of my five-week journey looking at the plants and gardens of New Zealand  Join Jimi for an illustrated talk on the plants and gardens of New Zealand, on Saturday 28th April 6.30pm – 9:30pm – Doors open at 6.15pm Jimi will cook one of his favourite vegetarian dishes, which will be served after the lecture. Cost: €35 including lecture and supper

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Holland’s Dutch Wave Gardens

Holland’s Dutch Wave Gardens

Tour highlights: • Hummelo – Piet Oudolfs private garden • Lianne’s Grasses – 12000 different plants in her show garden • Jacobstuin – beautiful blend of meadow and North American Prairie plants • Kleine Plantage – showcases the best of Dutch wave plants • Vlinderhof – exemplary public space designed by Piet Oudolf • De Hessenhof – Europe’s premiere perennial…

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Somerset Gardens

Somerset Gardens

Tour highlights: • Dan Pearson’s garden – rare opportunity to see Dan’s private garden • Shopping in Pan Global Plants with Nick Macer • Recently designed Piet Oudolf garden at Hauser & Wirth • Prairie hill side and contemporary planting at Lady Farm • James Hicthmough’s perennial meadows at Wudston House • Derry Watkins, contemporary hillside garden • Staying in…

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Great English Gardens in The Lake District

Great English Gardens in The Lake District

Tour highlights: • Exclusive visit to Lady Arabella Lennox-Boyd private garden • Holker Hall & Gardens, Lord and Lady Cavandish’s private garden • Abi and Tom’s nursery has a vast choice of hardy perennials to purchase • Sizergh Castle, impressive formal gardens mixed with meadows • Levens Hall, award winning topiary garden • Lowther Park – Dan Pearson’s design in…

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Gardens of Scotland

Gardens of Scotland

Tour Itinerary Tour highlights: • 3 days Masterclass in spring plants and gardening • Edinburgh Botanic Gardens, one of the best botanical gardens • Benmore, 120 acre garden surrounded by dramatic scenery • Branklyn, one of the finest spring gardens and high in Jimi’s list of favourites • Glenarn, journey to Bhutan and the Himalaya • Drummond – 14th century…

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