Frances MacDonald

Summer Colour Workshop with Frances MacDonald

Garden club with Frances MacDonald

Summer Colour For Your Garden!

Gardening talk with Frances MacDonald of The Bay Garden, Camolin focusing on summer colour for the garden.  Learn from her considerable experience with Q&A session afterwards.

Frances MacDonald The Bay Garden Camolin WexfordWhen: Monday 09th May 2016

Where: Beechdale Garden Centre

Time: 10.30am to 11.30am

Cost: €5 per person – includes Tea / Coffee

Booking: Call 053 9244 271 or email to book

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Frances MacDonald has worked in gardening for over 40 years. She trained in the National Botanic Gardens in Dublin. After a spell in Japan, she worked in the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew. Her husband, Iain runs a design and landscaping business and they open their garden – The Bay Garden – in Camolin, Co Wexford to the public during the summer months.

She has worked as the series consultant on the RTE Radio 1 programme ‘Planting Passions’ and she and Iain have featured in the ‘Garden Heaven’ programme on RTE television. She has also been a judge for the Garden Heaven Show, the All Ireland National Garden Competition, Harrogate Flower Show, Hillsborough Show and now judges at Bloom. She has a monthly column in The Irish Garden magazine. She also lectures to clubs and organisations.

Frances is Garden Tours Manager with the Travel Department and organises and guides tours in Ireland, to the major horticultural shows and gardens in England, Madeira, Italy, France, Wales, Scotland, Japan, China, the States and South Africa.