Sun, 9th June, 2024


Frances Tophill – BBC Gardeners World Presenter

Karl Wright – Caher Bridge Gardens, Clare

John Jones – Master My Garden, Crettyard, Laois

Emily Lalor – The Flower Witch, Timahoe, Laois

Welcome to Buds & Blossoms, Laois Garden Festival

From top gardening speakers and leading plant specialists, to local food producers and entertainment zone, it’s all here. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear some of Ireland’s leading gardening experts – one day, one venue.


Spink Community Grounds is situated 5km east of Abbeyleix on the R430 road to Carlow. Travel time from a selection of locations:

Portlaoise – 15 minutes
Carlow – 25 minutes
Kilkenny – 35 minutes
Dublin – 70 minutes
Tullamore – 50 minutes
Newbridge – 40 minutes
Thurles – 40 minutes
Limerick – 75 minutes
Waterford – 75 minutes
Cork – 95 minutes


2024 details coming soon!

Look out for speakers, exhibitors and entertainment updates in the coming weeks.

Online tickets available soon.

In Association with

Funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development.