Here is the programme for the Cork Branch in 2015 - 2016.
All meetings are held in Enable Ireland, Lavanagh House, Ballintemple, Cork and start at 8pm.
Alan Street, (Avon Bulbs). “The Magical Mystery Tour” – Why bulbs are so special, which to choose, how to get the ‘wow’. (Bulbs for sale)
John Massey MBE, VMH (Ashwood Nurseries). Hellebore & hepatica expert. “Autumn into Winter” (Rare and unusual plant sale)
Jimi Blake (Hunting Brook Garden, Wicklow). Stellar plantsman, gardener and visionary creator of Hunting Brook. “A Plantsman’s Pick”. Exciting, long blooming perennials, sourced from the best nurseries in Europe.
Philip Hollwey (Dublin Garden Design). “My small town and larger country garden.” A designer’s look at his successes, failures, challenges and frustrations.
Carmel Duignan (Shankill, Dublin). Author, plantsperson. “The making of a Plant Anorak.” (Members plant sale)
Diane Clement (Wolverhampton, England). Director of AGS seed exchange, AGS judge and exhibitor. “Growing alpines in the garden and in pots.” (Members plant sale)
Carl Wright (Cahir Bridge, Ballyvaughan, Co Clare). Gardener, lecturer, garden design. “Lets Go Latin – making plant names sexy.” (Members Plant Sale)
Derry Watkins (Special Plants, Cold Ashton, Bath). Plantswoman, author, lecturer at English School of Gardening. “Late Summer Colour – the big, the bold and the beautiful.” (Plants for Sale)
Christine Skelsmersdale (Broadleigh Gardens). VMH, Vice Chair of RHS bulb committee, author. “Creative Gardening with Bulbs”. (Plants for Sale)