Gardens in Ireland
County Limerick Gardens
, County Limerick, Republic of Ireland, Tel: +353 (0)69 65302.
- Overlooking the River Shannon, this 1 acre garden
is divided into informal rooms and features rockeries, herbaceous
borders, sunken garden, water garden with fountain, rose garden,
meditation garden, vegetable garden, glass house and conservatory with
vine, driftwood sculptures, geraniums, fuchsias and cacti arrangements
in unusual containers.
Limerick, Republic of Ireland, Tel: +353 (0)69 65256.
Glin Castle Gardens
- Overlooking the Shannon Estuary, these gardens
display collections of rhododendrons, camellias, azaleas, bamboos, primulas, poppies and many varieties of tree ferns and grasses.
Divided into different levels with pools and water features among the plants, the gardens
showcase roses, clematis, perennials, an arboretum and a large collection of hydrangeas.
Large mature trees including maples, red horse chestnut, palm, oak, monkey puzzle, cedar and magnolia grace the grounds.
, (50kms from Limerick on
the N69 towards Tarbert), County Limerick, Republic of Ireland, Tel: +353 (0)68 34173.
- Home of the Fitzgerald family, the hereditary Knights
of Glin and situated on the banks of the Shannon River, this historic
property is surrounded by formal gardens and parkland and in the middle
of 500 acres of wood and dairy farm.