Buds and Blossoms is fast growing as one of the best garden events in the country. Since 2016 we have attracted many of the specialist nurseries in Ireland, and this year we are continuing the trend.

2024 Lineup

John Jones

Master My Garden, Crettyard, Co. Laois

Time: 1pm

Carl Wright

Caher Bridge Gardens, Co. Clare

Time: 2:30pm

Frances Tophill

BBC Gardners World Presenter

Time: 4pm


Please note that these times are approx, time will be required to allow for change over of speakers.

All schedules are subject to change.

Also watch out for exhibitor demonstrations and talks at their designated stands.



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


Buy online now or at the gate on the day.

Adults – €10 (plus booking fee)
Students – €5 (plus booking fee)
Under 12s go free

Sunday 9th June 2024, 12pm – 6pm

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Funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development.