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The Irish Garden Plant Society (Munster) will hold its next meeting on October 6 at the SMA Hall Wilton, starting at 8pm. 

A talk “Circe’s Garden. The Collection at Mount Stewart” will be given by its head gardener Neil Porteous,

Macroom Flower & Garden Club will host a talk by Hester Forde entitled “Autumn Glory” on October 8pm at Coolcower House.

Kinsale Garden & Flower Club hosts a talk on “Bird & Wildlife Gardening” by Michael Cobley on October 8 at 8pm, St Multose Hall, Kinsale.

Kanturk Flower and Garden Club will meet on October 14 at 8pm with guest speaker DJ Murphy to talk on “Autumn Colour in The Garden and Winter Gardening”. Admission €5 and tea and coffee served.

Clonakilty Flower Club will hold its monthly meeting in Fernhill House Hotel on October 12 at 8pm. Demonstration by Bernadette Scanlon of AOIFA and a plant sale.

Fermoy Flower and Garden Club’s next meeting is on October 6 in the Adair Hall at 8pm. Demonstration by Margaret Ahern on “Treasures from the Winter Garden.” Competitions (1) 3 Dahlias mixed (2) potted plant 8in.

Bantry Flower & Garden Club’s October 5 meeting will have Sandra Jackson demonstrating “Autumn Delight” at the Westlodge Hotel at 8pm.

Cork Garden Club will host a talk by Mary Toomey on “‘Plants with Impressive Pedigree” on October 8 at Ashton School at 8pm.

Cork GIY meets on October 6 at the South Parish Community Centre, Cork at 7.30pm. Natasha Harty will talk on ‘Biochar and beneficial microbes in the soil’. www.giyinternational.org/giy_groups/group/2728 ; email giycork@gmail.com 

East Cork Flower Club will hold an Education Night on October 5 at 8pm at St John the Baptist national school, Midleton. Maureen O’Keeffe of AOIFA will assess exhibits in a non-competitive setting.

Cobh Flower and Horticulture Club will hold its next meeting in Cobh Community Centre on October 5 at 7.30pm. It will be a worknight hosted by Angela Heffron of AOIFA.


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