Welcome to the Royal Horticultural Society of Ireland

The RHSI Garden at Russborough is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 10.30 to 3.30 when the volunteers are at work. All welcome. Plants and produce are on sale - cash only please. 

Hello to all RHSI members, whether cocooning, self-isolating, or out there doing the essential jobs keeping all of us safe. Covid-19 is changing all our plans, reprioritising our schedules, and making us grateful for what we have. For many of us, our gardens are real havens in this unsettling time.  We can’t run RHSI workshops, garden visits, or tours at present. However we will do our best to share garden ideas by email to members and on social media. Our new Garden Expertise page will bring you articles and tips.

Regretfully, the RHSI would like to confirm to members that all tours for 2020 are cancelled. A tour schedule for 2021 will be circulated at a later date. Refunds will be made for all bookings.



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.


7:30 pm Lecture – From There to Here. Fr... @ Online Zoom Meeting
Lecture – From There to Here. Fr... @ Online Zoom Meeting
Sep 23 @ 7:30 pm
with Shirley Lanigan Members Free but you must Book Here to receive the Zoom link. Read More
2:30 pm Lecture – For the Love of Trees @ Wesley House
Lecture – For the Love of Trees @ Wesley House
Oct 17 @ 2:30 pm
for the Love of Trees with Mary Keenan Members Free, please bring your valid RHSI Membership Card Non-Members €10 Read More
8:00 pm Floral Art Demonstration – All T... @ Wesley House
Floral Art Demonstration – All T... @ Wesley House
Nov 18 @ 8:00 pm
Floral Art Demo with Karen Robinson Members Free, please bring your valid RHSI membership card. Non-Members €10. Read More


Our sincere thanks to everyone who contributes to the weekly email newsletter. Please keep the articles coming to and Your article may not be printed immediately but we appreciate that you take the time to write.

Some of the material in the newsletters is also be available on the GARDEN EXPERTISE page and some will also feature in Facebook posts.


Need a gift for a friend or family member? Why not buy a GIFT VOUCHER for membership of the RHSI?  Ths will give access to garden news and information in the Journal and, when life returns to normal, the opportunity to visit partner gardens, attend talks and workshops and be part of the growing gardening community.



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

Ballycommane Garden

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

Collon House

Coolaught Walled Garden

Coolwater Garden

Dower House

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

Kilfane Glen and Waterfall

Kilgar Gardens

Killruddery House and Gardens

Killyreagh Garden

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

Tullynally Castle Gardens

Tyrrelstown House Garden

Woodville Walled Garden

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