Welcome to the Royal Horticultural Society of Ireland

Membership of the RHSI offers anyone with an interest in gardens, gardening and plants year-round access to a community, expert knowledge through our journal and events and a range of experiences, including free or reduced entry to 45 prestigious Partner Gardens.

We are currently offering a Christmas gift membership as a sustainable option. This can be purchased here or through the office.

This website will provide you with all of the information you require regarding lectures, tours, garden visits, demonstrations, workshops, plant sales, social occasions and the RHSI Walled Garden at Russborough. It also contains a booking and payment platform. Should you require any assistance or further information, please get in touch.


Why not become an RHSI member today and sign up online? Members get free or reduced price entry to Partner Gardens, priority booking and discounted tickets to events, great Journal, and free gardening advice.


2:30 pm Spring into Action @ Wesley House
Spring into Action @ Wesley House
Feb 1 @ 2:30 pm
Spring into Action @ Wesley House
Spring into Action A lecture by Maurice Parkinson who will outline what needs to be done and how, and what to admire in the spring garden; a favourite time at Ballyrobert Gardens. Maurice was formerly the[...]
9:30 am Willow Weaving Workshop @ Marlay Park
Willow Weaving Workshop @ Marlay Park
Feb 8 @ 9:30 am
Willow Weaving with Annmarie Bowring There are thousands of willow varieties that grow worldwide ranging from Arctic willows only a few inches tall to those which have been developed for biomass fuel that can grow[...]
8:00 pm Au Naturel with Ali Dietrich @ Wesley House
Au Naturel with Ali Dietrich @ Wesley House
Feb 19 @ 8:00 pm
Floral Art Demonstration Au Naturel with Ali Dietrich Ali Dietrich is an AOIFA demonstrator, a professional artist and designer with an emphasis on wood. She has won bronze and Silver in Bloom. Ali aims to use[...]
9:30 pm Designing a Potager @ Marlay Park
Designing a Potager @ Marlay Park
Feb 22 @ 9:30 pm
Designing a Potager with Annmarie Bowring In the French kitchen garden or pottage, gardeners have intermingled vegetables, fruits, flowers, and herbs since medieval times. For the French, the potager has always been the country counterpart of the grand chateaux[...]


As well as taking part as a member of the organisation, we invite people to get involved in all sorts of ways, including at the gardens in Russborough and Laurelmere.



Forthcoming Events



Day Tour to Altamont Garden, Co Carlow

Saturday 09 February, 2019

Floral Art demonstration by Suzanne Cray

Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Airfield Estate Gardens

Ballymaloe Cookery School

Ballyrobert Gardens

Bantry House and Garden

Bellefield House

Benvarden Garden

Birr Castle Garden

Blarney Castle and Gardens

Burtown House and Gardens

Colclough Walled Garden

Coolaught Walled Garden

Coolwater Garden

Festina Lente

Fota House – Victorian Working Garden

Gash Gardens

Glebe Gardens

Glenavon Japanese Garden

Hester Forde Garden – ‘Coosheen Garden’

Irish National Stud and Gardens – The Japanese Gardens and St. Fiachra’s Garden

Johnstown Castle, Estate, Museum and Gardens

June Blake’s Garden, Blessington

Kilfane Glen and Waterfall

Kilgar Gardens

Killruddery House and Gardens

Kilmokea Country Manor and Gardens

Kilravock Garden

Kylemore Abbey Victorian Walled Garden

Lodge Park Walled Garden

Loughcrew Gardens

Mount Stewart House and Gardens

Mount Usher Gardens

Oakfield Park Gardens

Old Deanery Garden

Patthana Garden

Rothe House Museum and Garden

Rowallane Garden

Salthill Garden

Seaforde Gardens

Strokestown Park Gardens

Terra Nova Gardens

The Bay Garden

The Dower House

Tullynally Castle Gardens

Tyrrelstown House Garden

Woodville Walled Garden

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