Bellefield Plant Fair, 5th March 2011

Spring is coming, elections will be over so let’s forget the

current ‘doom and gloom’  and enjoy a few stress-free hours among plants and gardeners on the first Saturday in March.

The fair will be held in the grounds of  Bellefield House, Shinrone, Co. Offaly.

Buy interesting plants and art in the Stable Courtyard, listen to talks by plant experts in the Coach-house, enjoy homemade coffee and cakes in the Victorian glasshouse and stroll around the Walled Garden where over 100 varieties of snowdrops, narcissus and other spring bulbs will be in bloom.

Plants on sale will include:

unusual clematis and  climbers,

hellebores and other spring flowering plants,

herbaceous perennials, roses,

rhododendron, camellia, magnolia,

rare decorative and fruit trees and shrubs

snowdrops and heritage bulbs

17  nurseries plus associated garden goods

Talk and demo on fruit, clematis & rose growing, training & pruning

by Mike Snowden, former Head Gardener at Rowallane National Trust Gardens, Co. Down

A day to forget your worries and enjoy!!

Saturday 5th March

11am to 4.30pm

Entrance: €5. free car-parking

Details and map on: or email

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