Frances Mac Donald talks at Beechdale Garden Club

Wake Up Your Garden with Frances Mac Donald

Garden club with Frances Mac Donald

Wake Up Your Garden!

Gardening talk with Frances Mac Donald of The Bay Garden, Camolin focusing on where to start in the garden for the season ahead. Learn from her considerable experience with Q&A session afterwards.

Frances Mac Donald The Bay Garden Camolin WexfordWhen: Monday 13th March 2017

Where: Beechdale Garden Centre

Time: 10.30am to 11.30am

Cost: €5 per person – includes Tea / Coffee

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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.