The Southern Symposium will return to Kells Bay later this month
Attendees will enjoy presentations from guest speakers, and a tour of Kells Bay Gardens
22 September 2022
The Southern Symposium is set to return Kells Bay, Co. Kerry later this month following a two-year hiatus.
Taking place 30 September to 2 October, the event will bring together members of the Irish horticultural community as well as plant-lovers for formal presentations by guest speakers, an informal tour of Kells Bay Gardens, a buffet lunch, and the Symposium Dinner.
John Anderson – keeper of the Gardens, Windsor Great Park, England , who will deliver a talk titled: “A Head Gardener’s journey from Mount Usher to Windsor”.
Darach Lupton PhD – curator – National Botanic Gardens, , who will deliver a talk titled: “Hop, Skip and Jump – the Curious Distribution of some of Ireland’s most Enigmatic Native Plants.”
Robert Wilson-Wright – plant explorer & proprietor Coolcarigan Gardens, who will deliver a talk titled: “Isle of Bliss The remote island of Socotra”
Alasdair Moore, head of gardens & estate, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, who will deliver a talk titled: ‘Tresco and Heligan: plants, history and meaning.’
To register for the event, visit: www.kellsbay.ie/the-southern-symposium/