Rhododendron Week @National Botanic Gardens Kilmacurragh

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Rhododendron Week @National Botanic Gardens Kilmacurragh

April 10

Rhododendron Week is back at Kilmacurragh from the 2nd to the 10th April 2022.

Events brought to you by the National Botanic Gardens of Ireland and the Office of Public Works.

Programme of events:

Wednesday 6th April at 11.00am

Walking tour in Kilmacurragh with Seamus O’Brien, Head Gardener at the National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, Kilmacurragh.

Title:  Restoring Kilmacurragh’s historic rhododendron collection.

Booking required (Eventbrite).  Free event. Limited availability.

See botanicgardens.ie for full details.

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Thursday 7th April 2022 at 6.00pm

An illustrated talk by Seamus O’Brien, Head Gardener

Title: The Moores and Glasnevin – The Irish Rhododendron Story

This talk takes place in the Auditorium at the National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, Glasnevin, Dublin 9.

Booking required (Eventbrite). Free event. Limited availability.

See botanicgardens.ie for full details.

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Friday 8th April 2022 at 6pm

An illustrated talk by Marie-Louise Agius, Director of Exbury Gardens UK

Title: Exbury Gardens, Past and Present

This talk takes place in the Auditorium at the National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, Glasnevin, Dublin 9.

Booking required (Eventbrite). Free event. Limited availability.

See botanicgardens.ie for full details.

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Saturday 2nd April to Sunday 10th April 20222

Free guided tours every day during Rhododendron Week at the National Botanic Gardens, Kilmacurragh, Co. Wicklow at 12noon and 3pm daily.

Enquiries/bookings to kilmacurraghgardens@opw.ie or (0404)48844

Video stories on “Plant Highlights” and “Historic links between Glasnevin and Kilmacurragh” will be uploaded to social media and the National Botanic Gardens of Ireland YouTube channel.

The wearing of masks for indoor lectures is advised

Details

Date:
April 10