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February 2019

2019 Annual Lunch

February 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Royal Irish Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire A96 RC84

The lunch is preceded by a lecture from Fionnuala Fallon, 'The Education of a Gardener'. Note the new venue. The Royal Irish Yacht Club is about 200m West of the Dun Laoghaire train station. The dress code is smart casual.

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March 2019

Neil Porteous, ‘Expanding the collections at Mount Stewart’.

March 14, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
National Botanic Gardens (NBG), National Botanic Gardens
Glasnevin, Dublin 9 D09 VY63 Ireland

Joint with IGPS

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Spring Local Show 2019

March 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
St Brigid’s Parish Centre, St Brigid's Church Rd, Stillorgan,
Dublin, A94 DD23 Ireland

There will be a Members Plant Sale and a Workshop on plant recording and labelling. Plants Section Class 1 1 pan Alpine Plant in Flower. Class 2 1 pan Saxifraga. Class 3 1 pan Primula. Class 4 1 pan Cyclamen. Class 5 1 pan Bulbous Plant. Class 6 1 pan Cushion Plant. Class 7 1 pan Rock Plant (judged for foliage effect). Class 8 1 pan Dwarf Conifer. Class 9 1 pan Fern. Class 10 1 pan alpine grown from…

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April 2019

Dublin Group Alpine Garden Society Show 2019

April 6, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Cabinteely Community School, Johnstown Road
Cabinteely, Co Dublin D18 VH73 Ireland

Here's what you'll find at the Show: Exhibition Plants - a unique opportunity to see exotic plants from mountains and meadows around the world. Society Plant Stall - many unusual alpines and other plants for sale. Trade Plant Stalls - a wide range of choice rock garden and herbaceous plants for sale. Practical Demonstration. Photographic display. Afternoon Teas. Raffle. Admission is €3 (members and children free). We're delighted to say that the following growers and nurseries will be selling their…

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Ulster Group AGS Show 2019

April 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Greenmount College, 45 Tirgracy Rd
Antrim, BT41 4PS

Staging is from 8 am to 9.30 am. Judging begins at 9.45 am. The Show Hall is open from 12 noon to 4 pm but Plant Sales open earlier, at 10 am. Here is the Show Schedule for 2019:  Admission is £3 (AGS Members free). The following Commercial Stalls will be present: Timpany Nurseries, Peninsula Primulas, Two Lions, Mount Venus Nursery. Refreshments are available all day. Also, Greenmount Walled Garden will be open for viewing.

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May 2019

Zoë Devlin, ‘Blooming Marvellous’

May 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rosemont School, Enniskerry Road
Sandyford, Dublin D18 A8N2

Please note the new venue.

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Visit to Timpany Nurseries and Garden, Ballynahinch and the garden of Hilary and William McKelvey, Newry

May 18, 2019

Coach departs St Brigid’s Parish Centre, Stillorgan at 8 am sharp.

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June 2019

Carl Dacus – Propagation Workshop on Cuttings

June 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St Brigid’s Parish Centre, St Brigid's Church Rd, Stillorgan,
Dublin, A94 DD23 Ireland
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Carl says 'I will endeavor to cover a wide range of propagation techniques that I've used over many years of propagating plants. All of the techniques that I will demonstrate are possible for the home gardener. I'll have some examples on slides/prints showing results. I would be delighted if you could bring in plant material that you would like me to prepare or demonstrate on from your gardens. I will have materials for rooting different types of cuttings: tools, rooting…

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September 2019

Cork Group: Wollerton Old Hall – The Garden

September 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Northridge House, Mahon Cork, Ireland

Cork Alpine and Hardy Garden Plant Societies' new season kicks off on the 26th September 20.00 with a talk by Phil Smith, Head Gardener of Wollerton Old Hall Garden. Market Drayton, UK. The title of the talk is "Wollerton Old Hall - The Garden". For further information about Wollerton Old Hall garden check out their website - www.wollertonoldhallgarden.com. Wollerton's Facebook page, with further insights and beautiful photographs, includes details of Carol Klein's visit for "Gardener's World" in July: https://www.facebook.com/Wollerton-Old-Hall-Garden-2075007969437920/

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October 2019

Joanne Ryan (Everson), ‘Fifteen years hard labour on Kew’s Rock Garden’.

October 17, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
National Botanic Gardens (NBG), National Botanic Gardens
Glasnevin, Dublin 9 D09 VY63 Ireland

Joint with IGPS.

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