Combine your love of gardening with the opportunity to help save lives and strengthen communities.
Visit Ireland’s most unique, beautiful and even secret gardens, all in aid of vulnerable communities in Ireland and overseas
For more information and to get involved, contact Laura by email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01-6424600.
Or see www.redcross.ie/opengardens
Larchill Arcadian Garden Kilcock, county Kildare | August 31st The only surviving, near complete, Ferme Ornée’ or Ornamental Farm of its type in Europe. Emulating Arcadia, a pastoral paradise was created to reflect Man’s harmony with the perfection of nature. Enabling Man’s spirit to rejoice at the wonder of nature. See www.larchill.ie for directions. www.redcross.ie/opengardens
Monksgrange Garden Enniscorthy, county Wexford | July 1st, 1pm - 6pm A 3 acre garden sheltered by woodland with a collection of rhododendrons and azaleas, as well as specimen trees and shrubs. With its collection of sculpture, niche gardens and champion trees (a Cercidyphilum and a Drymis Winterii) Monksgrange, offering peaceful corners to sit and relax in, is also a joy to roam and explore. www.redcross.ie/opengardens
Mary's Garden Clooncan, county Roscommon | July 13th, 12pm - 6pm The family of the late Mary Nolan, Clooncan, are opening her garden to the public for Open Gardens 2014. If you’re a garden enthusiast or just fancy a day out, please come along to stroll in her beautiful garden. The family will be serving tea and buns and there may even be some live music! See Facebook - Mary's Garden for directions www.redcross.ie/opengardens
The idea is simple: you open your garden for an afternoon or a day; we provide you with a volunteer to help you with the practicalities; guests pay a small entrance fee; and together we deliver food, water and medical supplies to children and families in Ireland and around the world.
Achill Secret Garden is opening for Open Gardens 2014! Date: Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th July 2014 Opening times: 10am to 4pm Entrance Fee: €5 The 3 acres of gardens belong to Bleanáskill Lodge is a haven of tranquillity and peace. Website: http://achillsecretgarden.com Email: email@example.com #opengardens