GLDA Garden Visit Saturday 13th June

GLDA Garden Visits on Saturday 13th June sponsored by Nangle & Niesen Tree Nursery of Cork.


The day started with a visit to Michael Hannan’s garden near St. Margarets.  This garden was designed by Full Member Andrew Glenn-Craigie.  In garden terms it is a “new garden” having been developed over the last fifteen years.

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GLDA Garden Visit to Sunnymeade Garden, Bramley Cottage & Shackletons Garden

The GLDA is organising a Garden Visit to the following gardens in North County Dublin on Saturday 13th June 2015.

  • Sunnymeade, The Ward, County Dublin – Garden designed by GLDA Full member Andrew Glenn-Craigie MGLDA
  • Bramley Cottage – Garden of Jane McCorkell MGLDA
  • The Shackleton Garden, Clonsilla D15 which is under reconstruction – a guided tour by John Harrington.

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GLDA Competition

Win this beautiful potted Japanese Seiryu Maple (Acer palmatum var. dissectum ‘Seiryu’), worth €300.

Simply sign for the GLDA email newsletter to enter the competition.

Or leave your name and email address at the GLDA podium at Bloom in the Park from Thursday 29th May to June 1st 2015.

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The New Perennial Movement: Transient Trend or Adaptable Style

Gordon Ledbetter MGLDA reviews the GLDA’s nineteenth consecutive seminar, held on Saturday 7th February at the Crowne Plaza, Northwood, Dublin 9.

By general consent it was one of the best seminars held in many years and one of the largest with more than 200 attendees, including at least 8 from Holland and 2 who had traveled from as far afield as the United States; and with the speakers chosen from Ireland, England, France and the USA, the seminar was truly an international event.

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