NIHGT News



2019 Conference Save the Date

2/1/2019

SAVE THE DATE

2019 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Thursday 3rd Oct to Saturday 5th October 2019

Planter's Seminar - Mount Stewart 2018

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

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

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

22/11/2017

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

25th Annual Conference Short Video Report

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

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

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

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

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

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

14/1/2017

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

New Committee Members Wanted

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

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” 

Conference Report 2016

26/11/2016

Northern Ireland Heritage Gardens Trust and the Office of Public Works

The Conference took place on Fri 7th, Sat 8th & Sunday 9th. Oct 2016 with a Topic of
"Commemoration Gardens and Gardening"  in Dublin Castle

REPORTS

Irish Tree Society - Annual Lecture - 2016

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

2016 Conference

21/7/2016

Dates set for the next NIHGT annual conference.

Fri 7th, Sat 8th & Sun 9th October 2016

"Commemoration Gardens and Gardening"

Dublin Castle, Rep of Ireland 
Conference Flyer/Brochure - Now available on-line

No 6 Occcasional Papers

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"

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