Next Lecture

May 25th

Lecture by Derry Watkins

of Special Plant Nurseries, Bath. “Unusual and Long Blooming  Garden Plants” Derry will bring plants for sale. Please note this lecture will take place in Deerpark Hotel AT 8PM

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Workshop on Vegetables, Allotments, Howth

Saturday May 14th 10am-12pm

Hosted on the gorgeous site of the allotments in Howth, this is a vegetable experience for the novice grower. A hands-on, practical lesson on how to set up a vegetable garden. Different starting techniques such as use of plug plants, growing vegetables from seed, staging supply will all be covered in this informative and functional workshop.

Free to members – includes refreshments – all welcome.

Booking essential – contact Ann 8394578 or

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A Great Spring Show!

Thank you to all who helped to organise our hugely successful Spring Show. This year’s exhibition was a great success. Well done to all.

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Spring Show!

April 16th

2:30 – 4:30

St Nessan’s Community School,

Moyclare Road,

off Warrenhouse Road, Baldoyle








Books and Refreshments for sale

Admission €2, Members free

Children (with adult) free

Wheelchair access


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What a treat to visit Brian’s wonderful garden and see the many varieties of Hellebores in full flower, contrasting with snowdrops and crocus, and much more.
Thanks Brian for an inspiring and informative visit.
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Next Lecture

March 2nd, 8pm Howth Yacht Club

Lecture by James Wickham,

horticulturalist and garden designer of Ardcarne garden centre. James worked on the BBC Gardeners’ World magazine as a writer and has continued to write for several garden magazines as well as lead garden tours and lecturing. “First up, Best Dressed – Perennials for Spring Colour.”

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8 pm, Wednesday 3rd February, 2016

Howth Yacht Club

Followed by an illustrated talk by Declan Doogue, well known field naturalist and author of Wildflowers of Ireland

Members free.  Non-members €5 

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Social Night

Wednesday 2nd December, 8pm:   

Howth Yacht Club   

Social night with Table Quiz.  Supper (please bring a cake or savouries).   This is a very popular evening and a great chance to meet other members.  Mulled wine, tea & coffee supplied.

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Many thanks to Seamus O’Brien

Thanks to Seamus O’Brien for his lecture entitled  In Search of Good Garden Plants.  

Our lecture season is now over for this year, we hope to see you all at our Social night, December 2nd at Howth Yacht Club.

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Next Lecture

Wednesday 4th November, 8pm:     Howth Yacht Club     Seamus O’Brien:  In Search of Good Garden Plants.  Seamus, Curator of Kilmacurragh Arboretum, is an extraordinary plantsman and has travelled extensively to see plants in the wild.

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