Events taken place for Summer 2015
Rose week, at Altamont Gardens, 2015 from 22/6/15 - 26/6/15.,
Guided tours of the Rose Collection at Altamont, by Mr. Paul Cutler,
Head Gardener on 23rd & 25th June, 2015, @ 2pm daily, Admission. E3 for the guided tour, otherwise free.
Guided tour by Rose Grower & Expert, Mr. John McNamara, on 24th June, 2015 @ 2pm, Admission €3.
Carlow Garden Festival 25/7/15 - 3/8/15: (www.carlowgardentrail.com)
Dr. Matthew Jebb, Director of the National Botanic Gardens, at Altamont Gardens,
on 28/7/2015 @ 11 am, points out the many rare and unusual features associated with these wonderful gardens,
admission free. Mr. Roy Lancaster, Broadcaster, & Author at Altamont Gardens on 31/7/2015 @ 3pm,
points out some of the amazing trees and shrubs growing at Altamont, admission free.
Heritage Week 2015: 24/8/15, 26/8/15 & 28/8/15, a talk and demonstration,
celebrating the heritage of the Irish bee keeper, given by Mr. John Blanche, Chairman of the Carlow Bee Keepers Association,
with Mr. Liam Nolan, Mr. Paddy Holohan, and Mr. Frank O'Connell, and other members of Carlow Bee Keepers Association,
with the aid of an observation working bee hive, behind glass, outlining the importance of bees in crop production and the food chain.
Mr. Paul Cutler, Head Gardener, will also speak about plants which attract bees into the gardens. Time of tours 2pm daily, admission free.