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Spring Garden, Food and Craft Fair at Claregalway Castle this Sunday

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A perfect ‘stop-off’ on Mother’s Day….. come to Claregalway castle, have a coffee or light lunch and buy a plant to start the Spring.

Crowds to flock to Autumn Garden Fair at Claregalway Castle this Sunday

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Claregalway Castle will host its Autumn Garden Fair this Sunday, September 11 from 11am – 6pm. This fair will feature some of Ireland’s best nurseries and rare plant specialists - most of whom are members of Irish Specialist Nursery Association (ISNA).

Bringing it all back home — generations of love for the garden

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There is an old Irish saying “Briseann an dúchas trí shúile an chait,” which, loosely translated, means you can‘t deny your roots. When the Cunningham brothers were looking back through some old family photographs recently, they came across a picture of their maternal grandmother Else, taken about 1890 in Helsinki when she was a young girl. In the photograph she is in her garden posing with her trusty watering can. Over a century later her descendants are still in the garden. Her picture can be seen in the weekly advertisement for Dangan House Nurseries. Paddy and Peter Cunningham have been partners in business since the mid-1970s, initially selling their produce in the Saturday market before opening the gardens of their home to the public in the early 1980s.

Blooming brilliant ideas for little green fingers

Now that the school holidays are upon us, the time is ripe to get your children hooked on the joys of the room outdoors. The cool, wet, month of May this year has meant that the growing season is running a few weeks late, which means there’s still plenty of time to start growing flowers and vegetables. This summer could be your chance to help the younger members of your family develop a love affair which could last a lifetime.

 

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