Calendar of Events

Upcoming Lectures and Events for 2017

Averil Milligan, National Trust Gardener, Rowallane Garden, Ballynahinch, County Down. Photo courtesy of Averil Milligan

Wednesday 4th October 2017
8pm Howth Yacht Club
A lecture by Averil Milligan, Head Gardener at Rowallane Garden, “Rowallane – a Plant Paradise”.  Rowallane is a magnificent, varied, fifty acre National Trust garden near Saintfield, County Down, famous for its display of plants from many parts of the world. Averil is the Head Gardener and has been at Rowallane for over twelve years. She is a very knowledgeable and engaging speaker. The society hopes to visit Rowallane in 2018.
Admission fee for non members is €5

PLANT EXCHANGE AND RAFFLE FOLLOWING LECTURE
At each lecture we encourage members to bring along a choice of plants for distribution amongst ourselves. Contributors get first choice followed by others for a small fee. If there are any leftovers they will be nurtured for future plant stalls at the shows.

 

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Fionnuala Fallon

Wednesday 1st November 2017
8pm Howth Yacht Club
A lecture by Fionnuala Fallon. “The Education of a Gardener”. Fionnuala is well known to us all, both from the Irish Times, and as an inspiring speaker and is a practical, knowledgeable gardener who will present her tips and ideas for all spaces!
Admission fee for non members is €5

PLANT EXCHANGE AND RAFFLE FOLLOWING LECTURE
At each lecture we encourage members to bring along a choice of plants for distribution amongst ourselves. Contributors get first choice followed by others for a small fee. If there are any leftovers they will be nurtured for future plant stalls at the shows.

 

Wednesday 6th December 2017
8pm Howth Yacht Club

** HSHS Social Night**
Avoca’s talented Head Chef, Greg Molloy, will demonstrate some easy dishes to prepare for Christmas. Mulled wine, tea and coffee for all. Please bring a small cake or savouries to share.

 

All talks and lectures are held in Howth Yacht Club @ 8pm
Full information will be sent to members by email closer to each event.
Please contact Ann on 01 8394578  or by email howthsuttonhorticulturals@gmail.com
should you require any further more inormation.