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Open gardens in aid of Marymount Hospice this week includes Maurice and Gertie O’Donoghue’s garden at Carrignavar on today and tomorrow, June 28 from 2pm to 6pm and the Fitzgerald garden, The Rectory, Templebreedy, Crosshaven on July 5 from 2pm to 6pm.

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Wiseman’s Durrus will host a fundraising Day in their Carraig Abhainn Garden on 21st June from 2  to 5.30 pm.

There will be raffles, teas, cakes, plant sales and all proceeds will be divided between Cancer Connect and Bantry Care For The Aged. Your support would be greatly appreciated everyone welcome

Kanturk Flower and Garden Club's Annual Outing will take place on Sunday 28th June 2015 visiting four gardens in Co Laois, Clonohill Gardens, Gash Gardens, Fruitlawn Garden and finally Castle Durrow Garden - Morning Tea and Coffee will be included in the first garden and evening meal will be at 4-star Castle Durrow - please bring packed lunch.

Please contact Bridget on 087-9086904 to reserve your place or Marie Kenneally at Kanturk Sports Shop. Everyone welcome

Registration has now opened for the 7th ‘Celebrating Cork’s Past Exhibition’ which will take place in the City Hall on Friday 02nd October 2015. This is a wonderful event where heritage groups of Cork city and county get to showcase their work in their local areas.

In relation to registration it is also hoped that event organisers will add details of their Heritage Week events online at www.heritageweek.ie as soon as possible. This will ensure inclusion in Cork County Council’s Heritage Week Events Guide which will be going to print shortly.

There will be a free gardening workshop at The Secret Garden in Newmarket on tomorrow, Sunday 28 at 3pm. The topic is: Success with Roses.

Unfairly described as high maintenance and troublesome, roses are the flower of the summer. Come along for advice on growing them well without resorting to chemicals.

(www.thesecretgardener.com 029 60084)

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