Prepare your horticultural calendar for 2018
2018 is set to be a busy year for the horticulture industry with numerous trolley fairs, plant fairs, award shows, and trade shows lined up so far. Here is a list of key events to take note of on your calendar.
13 December 2017
From plant fairs and garden shows to industry leading trade shows, 2018 is set to be a bumper year for the horticultural trade industry.
Irish Specialist Nursery Association Plant Fairs 2018
10th or 24th, TBC. St Anne’s Park, Raheny, Dublin 5.
1st and 2nd, Farmleigh Estate, Phoenix Park, Dublin 15.
15th, Airfield Estate. Dundrum, Dublin 14.
25th, 26th, 27th, Mallow Homes and Garden Show, Mallow, Co Cork.
16th, Fota House and Gardens, Carrigtwohill, Co Cork.
Irish Hardy Nursery Stock Association Trolley Fairs 2018
27th, Teagasc, Kildalton College, Piltown, Co Kilkenny.
27th, Yellow Furze Nurseries, Painestown, Beauparc, Navan, Co. Meath.
Rentes Plants Spring Fair
12-13th, Rentes Nursery, Moyvalley, Broadford, Co Kildare.
Garden and Landscape Designers Association Seminar
17th, GLDA’s 22nd International Garden Design Seminar. Crowne Plaza Dublin, Northwood Park, Santry, Dublin 9.
May – June:
31st – 4th, Bloom, by Bord Bia, Phoenix Park, Dublin.
19th, Garden Landscape Amenity Showcase, Citywest, Dublin.
BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition (BTME)
21-24th, Continue to Learn at BTME, Harrogate Convention Centre, Leeds.
23-25th, BTME Exhibition, Harrogate Convention Centre, Leeds.
4-8th, GLEE at Spring Fair, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham.
10-12th, GLEE, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham.
Other Plant Fairs and Garden Shows 2018
Some of the ISNA members will be participating in the plant fairs and garden shows listed below.
8th, Claregalway Spring Fair, Claregalway Castle, Co Galway.
22nd, Fota House and Gardens Spring Show, Carrigtwohill, Co Cork.
29th, Clare Garden Festival, Ennis, Co Clare.
4th, 5th and 6th, Garden Show Ireland, Antrim Castle, Co Antrim.
13th, Rare and Special Plant Fair, Burtown House, Athy, Co Kildare.
31st to June 4th, Bloom in the Park, Phoenix Park, Dublin 15.
10th, Laois Garden Festival, Spink, Co Laois.
17th, Limerick Garden Festival, Milk Market, Limerick.
15th, Blarney in Bloom, Blarney Castle, Co Cork.
7th & 8th, Galway Garden Festival, Claregalway.
Have we missed any trade shows or plant fairs? Let us know in the comments below.