Ulster Garden Scheme 2016 – with IGPS Members Involved

In Northern Ireland the very active Ulster Gardens Scheme raises money for local National Trust gardens each year through a series of open gardens. This year eight gardens will open for a day or two days over a weekend at their peak season while another 15 are open by appointment between April and October. As […]

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Richard Baines talk in Belfast

About 30 members from the Northern region attended the lecture by Richard Baines, Curator of Logan Botanic Garden, organised by the Alpine Garden Society on Saturday. Logan which is situated just across the North Channel on the Mull of Galloway is one of the four gardens which go to make up the Royal Botanic Garden, […]

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Bruno Nicolai talking at the National Botanic Gardens

 

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Helen Dillon speaking in Cork

Helen Dillon in Cork There was a big attendance for Helen Dillon’s talk in Cork on the 3rd of November. Well done to all on the Munster Committee for their work in preparation for the event and on the evening itself.

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Leinster Plant Sale

The Leinster Plant Sale was a great success.  Many thanks to those who organised the event, the volunteers who arrived to help out and the many visitors who came for the plants. This is an annual event where members bring along plants they have propagated and offer them for sale both to other members and […]

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IGPS Northern Region – Plant Sale at Rowallane Gardens

Many thanks to Maeve Bell for photographs and captions!

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A “Thank You” to Yvonne Penpraze

Yvonne Penpraze has been Chairperson of the Northern Region’s committee for the last four years and the incoming Chairperson, Maeve Bell, hosted an afternoon get-together at her garden to thank her for all her work and her contribution to the society. Yvonne’s parting event was the organising of our Annual General Meeting in Co. Donegal […]

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Leinster Branch Summer Lunch 2015

Leinster Branch Summer Lunch This is one of the favourite events of the summer programme for the Leinster members and this year was no exception with visits to Kilmurry Nursery (Paul & Orla Woods) and to The Bay Gardens (Iain and Frances McDonald). There was a warm welcome at both gardens and the travellers were […]

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Dahlia ‘Matt Armour’

This photograph is from Victor and Roz Henry’s garden. This is the plant of Dahlia‘Matt Armour’ which they (and all who attended) the Annual General Meeting at Glenveagh Castle Gardens received from Sean O Gaoithin, Head Gardener at Glenveagh. Victor and Roz are the first to report having it in flower. A fabulous plant and a […]

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IGPS Munster Plant Sale at Blarney in Bloom 2015

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