Meadows at Kilmacurragh, June and July 2021

Seamus O’Brien, Head Gardener, shows us the wildflower meadows at the National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, Kilmacurragh. Find out how the meadows were restored, how they are maintained, and what you can see there in spring and summer. From ๐˜Š๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ถ๐˜ฎ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ซ๐˜ถ๐˜ด...
Self-Guided Biodiversity Trail

Self-Guided Biodiversity Trail

Our Biodiversity Trail is back! Try out this self-guided tour of the Gardens, exploring biodiversity at its best while finding out about the importance and variety of plants and other life in the Gardens. Kids will have great fun finding the stops and answering the...
Peonies in Bloom, May 2021

Peonies in Bloom, May 2021

If you are visiting the Gardens soon, be sure to take in our Paeonia (peony) collection, which is at its most breath-taking in May and June. The brief flowering period of peonies means that excitement tantamount to that concerning flowering cherries may surround the...

Blooms in the Breeze: Bluebells

For those of you who cannot make it to the gardens at the moment, a short video of our ๐˜๐˜บ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด (Bluebells) blooming in the gardens right now. Featured are a mix of ๐˜๐˜บ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ-๐˜ด๐˜ค๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ฑ๐˜ต๐˜ข, ๐˜๐˜บ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ข and also hybrids which show a mix of...

Rhododendron Week Finale

  Our last video story for Rhododendron Week 2021 is with Dr. Matthew Jebb, Director, National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, and Seamus Oโ€™Brien, Head Gardener, National Botanic Gardens of Ireland Kilmacurragh. Here they give a brief overview of the conservation...