NIHGT News - General

Planter's Seminar - Mount Stewart 2018

General
10/9/2018

Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 September 2018
This year’s theme celebrates productive gardening – working with nature.

THE PROFESSIONAL GARDENERS’ TRUST is pleased to announce A NEW BURSARY

General
3/5/2018

THE PROFESSIONAL GARDENERS’ TRUST is pleased to announce A NEW BURSARY TO SUPPORT STUDENTS OF GARDEN HISTORY 

BIRKBECK GARDEN HISTORY GROUP will be providing a fund, to be administered by the Professional Gardeners’ Trust, which will allow students of garden history to expand their knowledge or undertake specific research. 

"Shades of Green" My Life as the National Trust’s Head of Gardens by John Sales

General
9/1/2018

New Book: "Shades of Green" My Life as the National Trust’s Head of Gardens by John Sales

Rhododendron Workshop April 2018

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22/11/2017

Booking now open for the Rhododendron One-Day Workshop on Saturday 21st April 2018

25th Annual Conference Short Video Report

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10/10/2017

The 25th Annual Conference at Lissadell, Sligo has concluded. 100 Delegates attended 13 Lectures over the one evening and full 2 days - a big thank you to ALL of those who attended. Lissadell proved to be a terrific venue and the help, support and enthusiasm of the owners and staff was truly superb!

Check out a short VIDEO of the event.

Accommodation List Lissadell

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21/8/2017

For those interested in attending the 2017 Conference at Lissadell, Sligo.

Click here for a list of accommodation near Lissadell House

Lissadell Specialist Plant Fair

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25/6/2017

Lissadell House & Gardens Specialist Plant Fair SATURDAY 22nd July from 11.00 to 17.00

The poster shows the incorrect date - it should be 22nd July

Castlewellan Arboretum & Annesley Garden Report

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17/6/2017

"Recommendations on the redevelopment of Castlewellan Arboretum and Annesley Garden (CAAG)"

Compiled by Outdoor Recreation NI for Newry, Mourne and Down District Council on behalf of Castlewellan Arboretum Advisory Board (CAAB) March 2016

Conference 2017 Flyer & Booking Form

General
13/6/2017

The Brochure/Flyer for the 2017 Conference is now available and has been posted out to the mailing list.

The Brochure/Flyer is also available for viewing and Downloading via the NIHGT Website.

Occasional Paper No 8 - Now Published

General
16/1/2017

NORTHERN IRELAND HERITAGE GARDENS TRUST OCCASIONAL PAPER, no. 8 (2016)
A listing of plants cultivated between 1807 and 1825 by John Templeton (1766–1825) at Cranmore, Malone, Belfast by E. Charles Nelson

"Thoughtful, observant, enquiring,
he reasoned out horticultural techniques for himself
from what he knew about Ireland's native plants."

2017 Conference Venue announced

General
14/1/2017

  2017 Conference Venue Announcement. The Conference will be held in Lissadell House, Sligo.

New Committee Members Wanted

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6/12/2016

Due to the Expanding activities of the NI Heritage Gardens Trust we are seeking Nominations for additional Members of Committee.

We are also considering appointing a (work from home) Part-Time Administrator.

Save the Date

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6/12/2016

SAVE THE 2017 CONFERENCE DATE

Please note NEW format

Thursday 5th (evening), Friday 7th and Sat 8th OCTOBER 2017 
(working title) 
“Historic Gardens – Restore, Preserve or Conserve – Where do we STOP” 

Irish Tree Society - Annual Lecture - 2016

General
4/8/2016

The 2016 lecture, open to all ITS members, their guests and to the general public, will be held on October 6, 2016 at 2.00pm in the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin

IGS & RHSI - Ireland’s Walled Garden Study Day

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21/7/2016

Russborough, Friday 2th September 2016

No 6 Occcasional Papers

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18/4/2016

The lastest in our "Occasional Papers" Series has just be published on our web pages.

"An old Irish Daffodil Cultivar re-discovered"

Obituary: Mark Flanagan

General
11/4/2016

It is with great sadness that we learnt only recently of the passing of Mark Flanagan, MVO, VMH, 1959-2015.

Gardens of Ireland Trust - NOTICE OF MEETING

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30/3/2016

Gardens of Ireland Trust NOTICE OF MEETING.(Gardens of Ireland Trust Logo & title is a working title) 

 

Purdysburn Patte d'oie garden bosquet

General
14/12/2015

NORTHERN IRELAND HERITAGE GARDENS TRUST OCCASIONAL PAPER, No 5 (2015) An Early Eighteenth Century Garden Bosquet at Purdysburn, Co. Down Terence Reeves-Smyth and Philip Smith

History of Luttrellstown Demesne, Co Dublin

General
18/11/2015

New article in the Occasional Papers of our web pages.

New to our Web Pages - Publications TAB re-formatted

General
28/10/2015

The Publications TAB has been subdivided to list the NIHGT Published Books, NIHGT Occasional Papers and the Non-NIHGT Publications. Occasional Papers - We intend to publish a collection of Papers specifically devoted to studies of all aspects of Irish historic gardens and demesnes. The first 3 papers are now published.

Charitable Status and Change of Name

General
28/10/2015

In February 2015 the committee was restructured and the Northern Ireland Heritage Gardens Trust was formed. In Sept/Oct 2015 the NIHGT gained Charitable Status and is now Registered with The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland - Reg No. NIC103014. Subsequently the Committee decided to formally change the name to the Northern Ireland Heritage Gardens Trust.

Hillsborough Castle Demesne, A short History

General
20/10/2015

Hillsborough Castle Demesne, A short History by Terence Reeves-Smyth. As presented at the NIHGC 2015 Conference at Hillsborough Castle

2015 Conference Brochure available to Download

General
20/7/2015

The NIHGC are pleased to announce that the 2015 Conference Brochure & Booking Form is NOW available to Download.