Exhibitors and Demonstrations

A wide variety of local food producers and plant sale specialists will be exhibiting at Buds & Blossoms. Local garden centres will be in attendance as well as several branches of the Irish Specialist Nursery Association (ISNA). There will also be talks and demonstrations from various contributors.


Tree World
Leamore Nursery
Teagasc, Kildalton College
Leaf & Petal
Sedum & Sage
Gortkelly Nursery
Railstown Plants
Gash Gardens
Cottage Garden Plants
Rare Plants Ireland
Jozef Vesely
Slug Gone
Mc Graths, Crubbin Plants
Riverlane Nurseries

Laois Beekeeping Association will also be in attendence.

Food Producers

G’s Gourmet Jams
Laois Taste
Aghaboe Farm Foods
The Merry Mill
Rose Cottage Fruit Farm


Dee Brophy Decorative Antiques
Slate Creations
Mulhall Obelisks
John Galvin
Vincent Kehoe


Musical entertainment at Buds & Blossoms will be provided by Carlow College of Music led by Majella Swan.

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    Eircode: R32 PW80

    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

    SEE YOU IN 2024!

    Thank you to all our speakers, exhibitors, entertainers, sponsors and volunteers.

    A special thanks to all who attended and supported on the day!

    In Association with

    Funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development.