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Specialist Garden Workshops at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens

Hillsborough Castle & Gardens, The Square, Hillsborough, Co Down, BT26 6AG
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Create your own Hillsborough hand-tied bouquet

Resident florist Lorna Brownlee will guide through creating a hand-tied bouquet from flowers in the gardens at Hillsborough Castle. 

Date: Saturday 7 August and Saturday 28 August
Time: 10.00 
There is a maximum of 10 people allowed in this workshop.


Learn the art of taking cuttings from garden plants from expert gardeners. Get hands on and prepare and insert cuttings of a variety of plants using 

Date: Wednesday 11 August 
Time: 10.00 (2.5 hours)
There is a maximum of 15 people allowed in this workshop.

Gardening for Wildlife

Discover the different methods you can use to attract wildlife to your garden and create your own habitat box for over wintering invertebrates.  

Date: Wednesday 25 August
Time: 10.00 - 12.30
There is a maximum of 15 people allowed in this workshop.

Walk and Talk with the Head Gardener

Explore Hillsborough Castle Gardens' iconic trees with the Head Gardener, from those planted by royalty to veteran trees that have been growing for hundreds of years, and discover when and why they were planted.

Date: 29 September and 2 October
Time: 10.00 - 12.00
There is a maximum of 15 people allowed in this workshop.

Ticketing information:


Non-members £45

Members £35


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