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Open Garden - Sat 11th and Sunday 12th August 2018 from 2-5pm

Latest News
5/8/2018

Open Garden on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12 August 2018 from 2-5 pm at the home of Mrs A Buchanan at 28 Killyfaddy Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6EX

 

Open Garden - Sat 7th and Sunday 5th August 2018 from 2-5 pm

Latest News
5/8/2018

The next Open Garden will be on Sat 7th and Sunday 5th August 2018 from 2-5 pm at the home of Mr & Mrs Wm MCkelvey at 7 Mount Charles North, Bessbrook, Newry, BT35 7DW

Open Garden - Sat 7th and Sunday 8th July 2018 from 2-5pm

Latest News
1/7/2018

The Garden of Dr & Mrs Z Huda at 50 Killyman Road, Dungannon, BT71 6DE will be open on 

Sat 7th and Sunday 8th July from 2-5pm

Open Garden Sat 30 & Sun 1st July 2018

Latest News
25/6/2018

The next Open Garden will be on Sat 30 & Sun 1st July 2018

Tall Trees Cottage, 18 Garlandstown Road, Crumlin, Co. Antrim, BT29 4HH

Open Garden 23/24 June 2018

Latest News
17/6/2018

Open Sat 23rd & Sunday 24th June 2-5pm

Kilcoan Gardens, Islandmagee

240 Middle Road, Islandmagee, Larne BT40 3TG

Next Open Garden 16/17 June 2018

Latest News
9/6/2018

Next Open Garden is Holly House Garden, 3 Ballyutoag Hill, Nts Corner, Crumlin, BT29 4UH

Opens Gardens for 2018 new web layout

Latest News
27/2/2018

We are happy to publish the Open Gardens for the 2018 season. We hope and trust you will enjoy the new layout and presentation on the website!

Be sure to check back regularly!

Review Evening 2017

Latest News
9/11/2017

Reminder - BOOK NOW

Thursday 16th November 2017 at 7.30pm in the great venue of the Old Courthouse, Antrim.

Join members of the Ulster Gardens Scheme Committee and garden owners for our very popular annual review, when we look back at another successful season’s garden visiting on behalf of the National Trust, and enjoy a light supper.

An admission charge of £5.00 (including supper) per person will be made, to avoid a drain on National Trust funds.

Pre-booking is essential, as numbers are strictly limited.

Contact The Old Courthouse on 028 9448 1338 to ensure a reservation. 

Billy Old Rectory Opening 29/30 July Video

Latest News
1/8/2017

Check out a short video record of Billy Old Rectory Open Garden 29/30 July 2017

Garden Opening 13/14 August 2017

Latest News
22/7/2017

The final Opening of the season will be on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 August from 2–5pm at the home of Mr Andrew and Mrs Heather White, Summerhill, 77 Mullavilly Road, Tandragee, Craigavon, BT62 2LX

Opening Sat 29th & Sunday 30 July

Latest News
22/7/2017

The next opeing will be on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 July from 2–5pm at the home of Mr and Mrs D I Page. One not to be missed - the garden of Billy Old Rectory, 5 Cabragh Road, Castlecat, Bushmills, BT57 8YH

Open Garden Sat 17th & Sunday 18th June

Latest News
12/6/2017

Saturday 17 and Sunday 18  June 2–5pm

Lord and Lady Anthony Hamilton

Killyreagh House, 8 Ballylucas Road, Tamlaght, Enniskillen, BT74 4HX

Mixed informal gardens with abundant herbaceous borders and flowering shrubs. Lawns and paths lead through mature camellia, magnolia and rhododendron under-planted with vinca ‘major’, white daffodils, trillium etc (this area is attractive, natural and wild, but no longer in flower by June). There are also beautiful views over surrounding fields, woodland and hills, woodland walks, azaleas etc. and a vegetable garden.

Garden Opening 27/28 May 2017

Latest News
21/5/2017

The second opening of this season will be the Garden of Lorna and John Reid, 3 Cedar Lane, Station Road, Craigavad, Holywood BT18 0BW
This true plantsman's garden is situated within the original estate of the historic Lorne House, built in 1875 by Henry Campbell, a wealthy linen merchant.

Garden Opening 20/21 May 2017

Latest News
19/5/2017

Garden Open This weekend. The garden of Lady Nicholson, Ballyalloly House, 19 Ballyalloly Road, Comber, BT23 5PN on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 May from 2–5pm

Web site Information Update

Latest News
28/3/2017

The UGS Web pages have now been updated to reflect the 2017 Open Gardens and the Gardens Open by Appointment.

Open Gardens Leaflet available on-line

Latest News
3/3/2017

The National Trust's Ulster Gardens Scheme leaflet for the Open Gardens scheme in 2017 is now available online.

Review Evening 17th Nov 2016

Latest News
21/11/2016

Circa 70 people attended the review evening in the Old Court House in Antrim for the Annual Review of the Open Gardens.

Review Evening 17th Nov 2016 at 7.30pm

Latest News
14/11/2016

Why not plan the following evening into your week.....

- join us for the:

Ulster Gardens Scheme

Annual Review Evening

on Thursday 17th. November 2016 at 7.30pm

at the great venue of the Old Courthouse, Antrim.

Gardens of Ireland Trust Workshop on 22nd October 2016 reminder

Latest News
19/10/2016

Gardens of Ireland Trust - Workshop  on 22nd October 10am to 4pm

The Auditorium, The National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin   

Objective: To Promote Garden Tourism in Ireland.

Gardens of Ireland Trust Workshop on 22nd October 2016

Latest News
11/10/2016

Gardens of Ireland Trust
Workshop  on 22nd October
The Auditorium, The National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin
Objective: To Promote Garden Tourism in Ireland

Mount Stewart Burma Fundraiser

Latest News
20/9/2016

Mount Stewart Burma Fundraiser Saturday 22nd October 2016

An opportunity has arisen for some of the staff go botanising in Burma - to help fund this trip you are invited to enjoy a day of tours and lectures at Mount Stewart

Nat Trust Plant Sale at Rowallane

Latest News
13/9/2016

DO NOT MISS the Nat Trust Plant Sale at Rowallane Saturday 24th Sept 2016 from 11am to 4pm

Planter's Seminar 2016

Latest News
6/9/2016

Planter's Seminar Mount Stewart 1st & 2nd Oct 2016

BBC Radio 4 Gardens Question Time

Latest News
5/9/2016

BBC Radio 4 programme Gardener's Question Time and we are recording an episode of the show in the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum in Holywood on Tuesday the 13th of September. 

Open Garden Sat 6 & Sun 7th August 2016

Latest News
2/8/2016

Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 August 2–5pm

Professor and Mrs James Nixon
48 Ballydorn Road, Killinchy, BT23 6QB