Don’t Miss Our “Talking Gardens” Event at Cliff at Lyons

Join us for our “TALKING GARDENS” event and lunch, afternoon tea or botanical dinner at the idyllic CLIFF AT LYONS in Co Kildare from Tuesday June 26 – Sunday July 1 …

 

Whether you are designing a new garden, refreshing an established one, starting your own kitchen garden, planning to grow unusual veg, want to know what herbs will grow best in your Irish garden or are curious about trends in garden landscaping and design, you will want to attend our Talking Garden Festival at Cliff at Lyons. This stunning venue is the perfect place to be inspired to beautify your own garden with inspiring contributions from plantspeople and garden designers as well as opportunities to see and buy accessories, plants and garden gifts.

Schedule of events


Tuesday June 26, 11am – 3pm

Talking Gardens

“A Chelsea Flower Show Odyssey”

Chelsea gold medal winner Diarmuid Gavin recounts his adventures at the world’s most famous gardening event, revealing the challenges and drama of creating a garden for the Chelsea Flower Show. He will also share trends in garden design and practical advice on planting, including the must-have plants from Chelsea 2018.

Talking Gardens

“Starting Your Own Kitchen Garden” with Head Gardener Seamus Bradley in the Edible Garden.

Lunch

Alfresco Grill served in the Dovetail garden

Floral Masterclass

Tips and tricks from expert florist Lorcan Burke

Ticket: €65; €130 for two


The Orangery

Thursday June 28, 2pm – 4.30pm

Talking Gardens

“Starting Your Own Kitchen Garden” with Head Gardener Seamus Bradley in the Edible Garden.

Afternoon Tea

Floral/botanical afternoon tea served in The Orangery

Floral Masterclass

Tips and tricks from expert florist Lorcan Burke

Ticket: €50; €100 for two


Head Chef Nathan Dimond

Friday June 29, 7pm – 10.30pm

Apertif

Botanical cocktail in the Fig Bar

Talking Gardens

“Glamorous Garden Style”

Designer Diarmuid Gavin takes us on a journey to the most elegant gardens of the world, examining the ideas and planting schemes on which these gardens are based. He will also suggest elements and ideas from grand gardens which will translate beautifully to your own.

A Special Supper

Botanical dining by Head Chef Nathan Dimond with organic wine pairing by organic wine expert Pascal Rossignol in The Orangery.

Ticket: €75; €150 for two 


JJ Digby and Martin Brady

Sunday July 1, 11am-3pm

Talking Gardens

“The Modern Garden”

Martin Brady of DigbyBrady Landscape Architects and Garden Design combines classic and contemporary design ideas with sound advice for creating a modern garden.

Talking Gardens

“Starting Your Own Kitchen Garden” with Head Gardener Seamus Bradley in the Edible Garden

Lunch

Taste of the Garden served in The Orangery

Floral Masterclass

Tips and tricks from expert florist Lorcan Burke

Ticket: €65; €130 for two


+ Every Day …

Browse: A Summer Art Exhibition by Brenda Harris

Enjoy: A mini botanical treatment and natural skincare talk at The Well in The Garden*

Shop: Plants and gifts at a special Summer Garden Market

*limited spaces available

Book now at www.cliffatlyons.ie/talkinggardens or telephone 01 630 3500. Daily tickets include “Talking Gardens” sessions and lunch, afternoon tea or dinner and an opportunity to browse, shop and enjoy Cliff at Lyons. Enquiries to THE GLOSS, 01 275 5130.

Cliff at Lyons, Lyons Road, Celbridge, Co Kildare.

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