Start Date 28 Jul 2015
End Date 31 Jul 2015
Times 11am Tuesday July 28th and 3pm Friday July 31st
Matthew Jebb at Altamont Gardens and Altamont Plant Sales - Garden Tour.
The enchanting surroundings of Altamont, one of Ireland’s most romantic gardens, are the backdrop for an unmissable tour led by Dr. Matthew Jebb, botanist, taxonomist and Director of the National Botanic Gardens, who points out many rare and unusual features associated with these gardens before finishing his talk at Altamont Plant Sales where he will pick out his top 10 plants which can be easily incorporated into your own garden.
Roy Lancaster at Altamont Gardens - Garden Tour.
A visit to Altamont’s captivating blend of formal and informal gardens with riverside walks covering over 40 acres is the highpoint of the Carlow Garden Trail. Roy Lancaster, veteran UK broadcaster and author, who has been awarded a CBE for services to horticulture, tours the scenic formal grounds offering his own impressions on the gardens, before ending in Altamont Plant Sales to select some of his own favourite plants.