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Altamont Gardens – Snowdrop Month

This year Altamont Gardens is holding its 21st Snowdrop Month, runs from February 1st – 28th. Altamont Gardens in County Carlow has the largest public snowdrop collection in Ireland, boasting 150 named varieties of this flower. The snowdrop collection was started by Corona North, the former owner of Altamont Gardens, in the 1960s. She was […]

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Flowers of February

Snowdrops and Crocuses are one of the earliest flowers, they starts flower already in January and February, and look particularly spectacular. Snowdrops have been known since the earliest times under various names, but were named Galanthus in 1753. The “milk flowers” because their latin genus name is Galanthus comes from the Greek and gala meaning […]

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Carlow Culture
Spring`s events

Snowdrops Festival at Altamont Gardens

Office of Public Works (OPW), in associciacion with Carlow Garden Trail and Carlow Tourism has announced Snowdrops Festival at the beautiful Altamont Gardens during the month of February. There is no better time of year to catch this fabulous display of snowdrops in these beautiful tranquil gardens. A wonderful opportunity to view unique collection of […]

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