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Web site Information Update

Latest News
28/3/2017

The UGS Web pages have now been updated to reflect the 2017 Open Gardens and the Gardens Open by Appointment.

Open Gardens Leaflet available on-line

Latest News
3/3/2017

The National Trust's Ulster Gardens Scheme leaflet for the Open Gardens scheme in 2017 is now available online.

Review Evening 17th Nov 2016

Latest News
21/11/2016

Circa 70 people attended the review evening in the Old Court House in Antrim for the Annual Review of the Open Gardens.

Review Evening 17th Nov 2016 at 7.30pm

Latest News
14/11/2016

Why not plan the following evening into your week.....

- join us for the:

Ulster Gardens Scheme

Annual Review Evening

on Thursday 17th. November 2016 at 7.30pm

at the great venue of the Old Courthouse, Antrim.

Gardens of Ireland Trust Workshop on 22nd October 2016 reminder

Latest News
19/10/2016

Gardens of Ireland Trust - Workshop  on 22nd October 10am to 4pm

The Auditorium, The National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin   

Objective: To Promote Garden Tourism in Ireland.

Gardens of Ireland Trust Workshop on 22nd October 2016

Latest News
11/10/2016

Gardens of Ireland Trust
Workshop  on 22nd October
The Auditorium, The National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin
Objective: To Promote Garden Tourism in Ireland

Mount Stewart Burma Fundraiser

Latest News
20/9/2016

Mount Stewart Burma Fundraiser Saturday 22nd October 2016

An opportunity has arisen for some of the staff go botanising in Burma - to help fund this trip you are invited to enjoy a day of tours and lectures at Mount Stewart

Nat Trust Plant Sale at Rowallane

Latest News
13/9/2016

DO NOT MISS the Nat Trust Plant Sale at Rowallane Saturday 24th Sept 2016 from 11am to 4pm

Planter's Seminar 2016

Latest News
6/9/2016

Planter's Seminar Mount Stewart 1st & 2nd Oct 2016

BBC Radio 4 Gardens Question Time

Latest News
5/9/2016

BBC Radio 4 programme Gardener's Question Time and we are recording an episode of the show in the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum in Holywood on Tuesday the 13th of September. 

Open Garden Sat 6 & Sun 7th August 2016

Latest News
2/8/2016

Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 August 2–5pm

Professor and Mrs James Nixon
48 Ballydorn Road, Killinchy, BT23 6QB

Open Garden - Erica & John Lund, Moira

Latest News
2/8/2016

The UGS Committee are thrilled to report another successful Open Garden last weekend at the home of John & Erica Lund in Moira.

Open Gardens end of July & 1st weekend in August 2016

Latest News
20/7/2016

Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 July 2–5pm

Mr John and Mrs Erica Lund
Orchard Garth, Old Kilmore Road, Moira, BT67 0LZ

Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 August 2–5pm

Professor and Mrs James Nixon
48 Ballydorn Road, Killinchy, BT23 6QB

Two gardens Open this weekend

Latest News
22/6/2016

Gardens Open this weekend.

Grey Abbey House, on Saturday 25 June 2–5pm

Blessingbourne Estate on Sunday 26 June 2–5pm

Open Garden Sat 18th & Sunday 19th June 2016

Latest News
7/6/2016

Open Garden Sat 18th & Sunday 19th June 2016

Mr and Mrs J Rafferty, The Mill House, 140 Ballynashee Road, Glenwherry, Ballymena, BT42 3EW

Open Garden Sat 11th & Sun 12th June

Latest News
7/6/2016

Open Garden - Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 June 2–5pm

2016 Open Gardens & Gardens Open by Appointment

Latest News
12/2/2016

The 2016 Open Gardens & Gardens Open by Appointment information has been Updated on the UGS Web site. 

End of 2015 Season

Latest News
11/8/2015

The UGS "Open Gardens" came to an end at the end of July with the successful opening of the garden of Mrs E J Wilson.

Eclectic Garden Seminar 2015 - Mount Stewart

Latest News
20/7/2015

Sat 19 & Sunday 20th September 2015

Greatest Gardens TV

Latest News
30/5/2015

The Ulster Gardens Scheme was pleased to assist with the research for the BBC TV series. The first of three programs will be broadcast on Monday 1st June.

Next Garden Opening 6/7 June

Latest News
28/5/2015

The next Open Garden - Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 June 2-5pm

Mrs Cherry Townsend, Kilcoan Gardens, 240 Middle Road, Islandmagee, BT40 3TG

Garden Opening 23/24 May

Latest News
28/5/2015

Our sincere thanks go out to Mr Michael and Mrs Geraldine Galloway who opened their garden at Ballytrustan Road, nr Downpatrick on 23/24 May.Galloway Gd 3.jpg

Great start to the 2015 Open Gardens Scheme

Latest News
11/5/2015

Sat 9 & Sun 10 proved to be a great start to the 2015 Open Gardens Scheme

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Last Call for Review Evening

Latest News
19/11/2014

Last Call for for tomorrow's Review Evening.
Ulster Gardens Scheme, Annual Review Evening, on Thursday 20 November 2014 at 7.30pm at the great venue of the Old Courthouse, Antrim.

Annual Review of the UGS for season 2014

Latest News
5/11/2014

Ulster Gardens Scheme Annual Review Evening on Thursday 20 November 2014 at 7.30pm at the great venue of the Old Courthouse, Antrim.

An admission charge of £5.00 (including supper) per person will be made, to avoid a drain on National Trust funds. Pre-booking is essential, as numbers are strictly limited.

Contact The Old Courthouse on 028 9448 1338 to ensure a reservation.