Unleash Your Gardening Passion at the Irish National Stud & Gardens Plant Fair 2023!

We are delighted to announce that the highly anticipated Irish National Stud & Gardens Plant Fair will be returning once again on Saturday, July 8th and Sunday, July 9th 2023. We are proud to host the event in association with the Irish Specialist Nursery Association (ISNA). 

The plant fair will be a two-day extravaganza that promises to captivate all gardening enthusiasts, nature lovers, and anyone seeking to immerse themselves in the wonders of horticulture. Set against the stunning backdrop of the Irish National Stud & Gardens, this event offers a unique opportunity to explore the beauty of nature while indulging in a range of exciting activities and talks. There will also be a large variety of plants available for purchase. 

We have curated an exceptional lineup of talks by renowned gardening experts, providing you with invaluable insights and inspiration to enhance your gardening journey. On Saturday, July 8th, the day will kick off with a fascinating talk by Jimi Blake at 12pm. Jimi, the author of the book “A Beautiful Obsession” and founder of Hunting Brook Gardens in County Wicklow, Ireland, will share his expertise on creating a colorful tapestry in your own garden. Prepare to be enthralled by his innovative ideas and unique approach to gardening.

Following Jimi’s talk, at 2pm, Rory Newell from Forest Moon Plants will take the stage to demonstrate plant propagation techniques. Discover the secrets of successfully propagating your favorite plants and expand your gardening skills under Rory’s expert guidance. This interactive session will leave you equipped with practical knowledge to enhance your own garden’s growth and beauty.

On Sunday, July 9th, we have two more captivating talks in store for you. At 12pm, Ian Young, a distinguished expert in the art of bonsai, will present a bonsai demonstration and talk. Delve into the intricate world of bonsai and learn the art of cultivating these miniature living masterpieces. Ian’s expertise and passion for bonsai will undoubtedly leave you inspired to embark on your own bonsai journey.

Closing the event at 2pm on Sunday, Leonie Cornelius, founder of Wild Eden, will take the stage to deliver a talk titled “Creating Joyful Gardens.” Leonie is renowned for her innovative and eco-friendly garden designs, and she will share her insights on how to transform your outdoor space into a joyful sanctuary. Discover the magic of combining plants, colours, and textures to create a harmonious and uplifting garden that will bring you joy for years to come.

As an attendee of the Irish National Stud & Gardens Plant Fair, you will also have the opportunity to explore the enchanting surroundings of the Irish National Stud. General admission tickets to the Irish National Stud will grant you access to all the talks and the plant fair, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in this captivating event. Tickets are available for purchase conveniently online through our website HERE.

Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or simply have a passion for nature, the Irish National Stud & Gardens Plant Fair 2023 is an event not to be missed. Join us on July 8th and 9th to celebrate the beauty of plants, gain valuable insights from gardening experts, and uncover the secrets to creating your own breathtaking garden. We look forward to welcoming you to the Irish National Stud & Gardens for this extraordinary plant fair experience!



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Irish National Stud & Gardens,
Brallistown Little, Tully, Co. Kildare,
R51 KX25, Ireland

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