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Private garden tour, Dublin

With extensive herbaceous plantings, a large wood with a range of rhododendrons, and one of the finest magnolia collections in the country, this garden is rarely seen; it is only the second time it will be open to any tour group. The tour will start at 10.00am. Places are limited so book early.

PGG AGM 2022

Kingsknowes Hotel Selkirk Road, Galashiels, Scottish Borders, United Kingdom

Kingsknowes Hotel, Galashiels (left), Abbotsford (centre), Mertoun walled garden (right) or send payment by cheque made payable to ‘The Professional Gardeners’ Guild’ to Colin Carmichael, Selma, Old Crieff Road, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, PH15 2DH The committee are pleased to announce that this year the Annual General Meeting will be held on

Easton Walled Gardens

Easton Walled Gardens Easton, Grantham, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

Enjoy the first signs of spring with a visit to Easton Walled Gardens during snowdrop season when flowers carpet the ground. The shelter of the valley brings both calm and energy, giving room to explore the joy of an English garden in all its forms.


The Apple Farm

The Apple Farm Moorstown, Cahir, Co. Tipperary, Ireland

Come along with secateurs in hand to learn from the people who prune apple trees for commercial production.


Backhouse Rossie Estate

Backhouse Rossie Estate Backhouse Rossie Estate, Fife, United Kingdom

Come to the Spring Festival featuring the only National Scientific Collection of Narcissus in the UK.


Hever Castle

Hever Castle and Gardens Hever, Edenbridge, Kent, United Kingdom

PGG visit to Hever Castle. Discover the magnificent award-winning gardens set in 125 acres of glorious grounds.

Burghley House

Burghley House Stamford, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

PLEASE NOTE - THIS EVENT BEGINS AT 9.00AM. PGG Workshop – Management of mature and ancient trees in the landscape. The workshop will take place in the grounds and gardens of Burghley House, hosted by the head forester Pete Glassey. Pete will draw on some of his 35 years of experience managing Burghley’s diverse tree landscape to inform, educate and inspire on the subject of mature and ancient tree management in the landscape.


York Gate and Golden Acre Park

York Gate Back Church Lane, Adel, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

PGG visit to York Gate Garden - lovingly created by the Spencer family from the early 1950s, and in 1994 bequeathed to Perennial. Followed by a visit to Golden Acre Park the gardens of which contain National Plant Collections of Chrysanthemum, Delphinium, Deutzia, Hemerocallis, Hosta (large leaved), Philadelphus, Phlox paniculata and more.

Wemyss Castle Gardens

Wemyss Castle Gardens Wemyss Castle, Fife, United Kingdom

PGG visit to Wemyss Castle Gardens - ‘One of the horticultural wonders of Scotland’. The grounds at Wemyss Castle have been gardened formally since the 17th century, each generation introducing their own aesthetics and ideas. After the second world war the walled garden became largely redundant but since 1993 it has been lovingly overhauled and redesigned by Charlotte Wemyss.


Fullers Mill

Fullers Mill West Stow, Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk, United Kingdom

PGG visit to Fullers Mill - an enchanting and tranquil seven-acre creation on the banks of the River Lark. It combines a beautiful site of light dappled woodland with a plantsman’s collection of unusual shrubs, perennials, lilies and marginal plants.


North Yorkshire trio

Nunnington Hall York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

PGG visit - North Yorkshire trio. Nunnington Hall, Sleightholmedale Lodge and Ness Hall.


The Laskett

The Laskett Laskett Lane, Much Birch, Herefordshire, United Kingdom

The Laskett, set in the idyllic countryside of Herefordshire on the Welsh borders, are the creation of Sir Roy Strong CH and his late wife Julia Trevelyan Oman CBE.


Kilquade House and Gardens

Kilquade House and Gardens Greystones, Co Wicklow, Ireland

This is a unique opportunity to visit the private gardens at Kilquade House as they are not ordinarily open to the public. Members will have the opportunity to view several of the gardens on the estate including the woodland gardens and two walled gardens.

Blair Castle Gardens

Blair Castle Gardens Blair Atholl, Pitlochry

Blair Castle stands as the focal point in a designed landscape of some 2,500 acres within a Highland estate.


Iford Manor

Iford Manor Gardens Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, United Kingdom

Set on the last hill of the Cotswolds, within an area of outstanding natural beauty, all who visit leave feeling relaxed and inspired.


Three in Kiltegan

Humewood Castle Kiltegan, Co Wicklow, Ireland

PGG visit to Three in Kiltegan - Humewood Castle, Patthana Garden and The Hemp Farm.

PGG AGM 2023

Mercure Shrewsbury Albrighton Hall Ellesmere Road, Albrighton
, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, United Kingdom

To be held at the Mercure Shrewsbury Albrighton Hall Hotel and Spa, a beautiful 18th century manor house nestled in 15 acres of grounds with an ornamental lake. Highlights will include guided tour of Hodnet Hall gardens and Dingle Gardens in Shrewsbury’s Quarry Park.

£20 – £70

Littlethorpe Manor

Littlethorpe Manor Littlethorpe Rd, Littlethorpe, Ripon, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

An autumnal visit to the beautiful gardens at Little Thorpe Manor followed by lunch, great company, and a horticulturally themed quiz, with prizes!