Snowdrop Month

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As part of the Carlow Snowdrop Festival, the grounds at Shankill Castle will be open every weekend in February. Enjoy the first signs of spring on our garden and woodland walks through snowdrops, hellebores and other early spring plants. GARDEN OPENING TIMES Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd Feb, 11am–4pm Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th Feb, […]

No dig gardening with Charles Dowding

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The Carlow Garden Festival at Shankill Castle This year we are thrilled to have “no dig” expert Charles Dowding leading our Garden Festival talk and workshop in the Walled Garden. Charles explains the principles of a no dig approach, (that’s right, gardening without the digging!) and demonstrates how to do it in the Walled Garden at […]