Hester Forde Garden – ‘Coosheen Garden’

Situated on the estuary of Cork harbour, ‘Coosheen’ houses a unique collection of plants which provide year round interest. Hester has an insatiable appetite for plants that makes this a must-see garden for the plant enthusiast. A series of raised beds and troughs are home to rare and unusual smaller perennials, alpines and bulbs. It is truly a woodland garden in a suburban space with a clever choice of trees suitable for the smaller garden. The garden is home to an expansive collection of fashionable woodland plants that create a wonderful tapestry of foliage in the springtime.

Free entry to RHSI members on production of their current membership cards.

Coosheen’, 15 Johnstown Park, Glounthaune, Co. Cork, T45 CC42

T: 021 435 3855 M: 086 865 4972 E:

W: Open: May 1st – Sept 30th

Upcoming Events



Floral Art demonstration by Suzanne Cray

Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Day Tour to Altamont Garden, Co Carlow

Saturday 09 February, 2019

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Ballymaloe Cookery School

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Coolaught Walled Garden

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Dower House

Festina Lente

Fota House – Victorian Working Garden

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Hester Forde Garden – ‘Coosheen Garden’

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

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June Blake’s Garden

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