On this page we bring you an overview of our own events and also a selection of Irish Garden Festivals all over the country (please scroll down). calendar of garden events For information on our schedule on the day of the festival please see our Talks & Demos Section.

Our calendar of events for Clare Garden Festival:

Clare Garden Festival’s calendar of events for the coming months will include a broad spectrum of free- and low-cost events for gardeners from all ages and skills background. The events will start off in February with two educational gardening talks held at Rowantree Café Bar by Bloom silver medal winner Lisa McKnight on 18th February and by Irish Seed Savers Association on 25th February. Clare Garden Festival supports the upcoming Organic Gardening Course by expert speaker and festival patron, Jim Cronin in March and also in March, the festival will be represented the first time with its supporting charities Clare Crusaders and Clare Agricultural Show Society at the Ennis St. Patricks Parade. On 08th March, the festival will again be holding its Seed & Garden Share event at Ennis showgrounds and last and most importantly, the festival itself will take place on 27th April featuring national expert gardeners and a large-scale Garden & Food Fair with over 60 quality stalls from all over Ireland.  

More details of individual events will be made available shortly.


Selection of 2014 Irish garden festivals



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Clare Garden Festival

Sunday, 27th April



North West Garden Show

Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th May


Bloom in the Park

Thurs 29th May - Mon 2nd June 2014


Midland Home and Garden Festival

6-7-8 June 2014


Mallow Garden Festival

4, 5 and 6 July, 2014


Galway Garden Festival

5th - 6th July, 2014


Blarney in Bloom

Saturday, 12th July


Tralee Garden Festival

Date tbc, July


Ballymaloe Garden Festival

Date tbc, August



This list wants to be completed and updated, please send on details of your Garden Festival/Garden Festivals in your area using our contact form.

See also the ISNA Plant Fair calendar for a list of the key 2014 plant fairs. We are delighted to be included in 2014 on this the first time and look forward to welcoming ISNA members at our Garden & Food Fair as part of Clare Garden Festival, see our Partners and Exhibitors section for an overview of our quality stallholders.