Royal Horticultural Society of Ireland

Cumann Ríoga Gairneoireach na hÉireann

RHSI, Laurelmere, Marlay Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16


Woodville Walled Garden, Kilchreest, Loughrea, which is a RHSI partner garden, will re open on 1st February for its snowdrop display and early spring bulbs from 11am to 4.30 pm daily. Guided tours each week-end Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm with head gardener Marie. Tours can be arranged outside these hours by appointment.
The 8th Annual Snowdrop Event will take place on Saturday the 9th of February with guest speaker Maurice Parkinson at 2 pm. The title of his talk is "Making the Best of Snowdrops in the Garden" . Afterwards there will be a tour of the snowdrop collection and early spring bulbs at Woodville Walled Garden with Marie the head gardener. More information see the Partner Gardens page.

****Check out forthcoming events and the benefits of RHSI membership. For the most current information follow us on social media (links above) and subscribe to the email newsletter. Follow the work at the walled garden in Russborough on Instagram. The volunteers continue to work there on Wednesdays and Saturdays.


Special Membership Offer. One year’s RHSI Membership For just €45 This offer is only available as a gift to new members Offer is available until January 31st, 2019. Free days out at Partner Gardens, priority booking and discounted tickets to events, great Journal, and free gardening advice.

RHSI Garden Russborough

The volunteers will be back at work in the RHSI walled garden in Russborough, Co Wicklow on 9th January and then every second Wednesday and Saturday until March. Why not join them?


RHSI members have received the programme of 2019 events with the December issue of the RHSI Journal, together with booking details for tours. There will be events of interest to gardeners, both active and aspiriational. Keep up to date by subscribing to our email newsletter.



Forthcoming Events



Patthana Garden through the Seasons

Saturday 02 February, 2019

Day Tour to Altamont Garden, Co Carlow

Saturday 09 February, 2019

Floral Art demonstration by Suzanne Cray

Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Airfield Estate Gardens

Ballymaloe Cookery School

Ballyrobert Gardens

Bantry House and Garden

Bellefield House

Benvarden Garden

Birr Castle Garden

Blarney Castle and Gardens

Burtown House and Gardens

Colclough Walled Garden

Coolaught Walled Garden

Festina Lente

Fota House – Victorian Working Garden

Gash Gardens

Glebe Gardens

Glenavon Japanese Garden

Hester Forde Garden – ‘Coosheen Garden’

Irish National Stud and Gardens – The Japanese Gardens and St. Fiachra’s Garden

June Blake’s Garden, Blessington

Kilfane Glen and Waterfall

Killruddery House and Gardens

Kilmokea Country Manor and Gardens

Kylemore Abbey Victorian Walled Garden

Lodge Park Walled Garden

Loughcrew Gardens

Mount Stewart House and Gardens

Mount Usher Gardens

Oakfield Park Gardens

Old Deanery Garden

Rothe House Museum and Garden

Rowallane Garden

Salthill Garden

Seaforde Gardens

Strokestown Park Gardens

Terra Nova Gardens

The Bay Garden

The Dower House

Tullynally Castle Gardens

Tyrrelstown House Garden

Woodville Walled Garden