Silver Medal: The Perennial Show Garden, RHS Flower Show, Cardiff 2019

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The Perennial Garden wins Silver Medal at RHS Flower Show Cardiff 2019.

Designed by Irish garden designer Peter Donegan and constructed by Burnham Landscaping, the contemporary garden was created to help mark the garden charities 180th anniversary. It is the first time Perennial have exhibited at the Royal Horticultural Society Flower Show sponsored by Brewin Dolphin, and the first time Peter (or any Irish designer) has had designs accepted to the prestigious flower show.

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Garden Talk: Peter Donegan with Ed Burnham, National Museum Cardiff, Wales

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Peter Donegan (Designer of The Perennial Garden) and Ed Burnham (Contractor) will give at The National Museum Cardiff, Wales to RNIB Cymru, Wales’ largest sight loss organisation gardening and select gardening groups.

  • When: Monday 8th April, 2019
  • Where: National Museum Cardiff, Wales

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Garden Design Talk: LCA Horticulture Class, Lusk Community College

Tuesday 19th March I had the honour to meet and chat with the LCA horticulture class at Lusk community College Dublin. I was invited there to talk about garden design as a career, how to do so and my journey through the horticulture industry from a life as a 6 year old growing plants under his bed, through horticulture college and to the design of a garden in a 13th Century Castle in France representing Ireland. Read more

Garden Speaking: The RHS, Garden Talks Theatre, 2019

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I’ll be on The RHS Talks Theatre main stage Saturday 13th April at 3pm and again at 4pm.

The first talk will be my interviewing the very legendary BBC’s Terry Walton (update: pictured above in conversation) and the second will be hosting a discussion about The Perennial Garden I designed for this years RHS Flower Show Cardiff 2019.

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Garden Talk: Peter Donegan with Ed Burnham, Royal British Legion, Cardiff

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This April 8th Peter Donegan (Designer of The Perennial Garden) and Ed Burnham (Contractor) will give a talk on the garden that will be, for The Royal Horticultural Society Flower Show Cardiff. RHS Cardiff is officially open to the public April 12th – 14th.

  • When: Monday 8th April, 2019 @ 7.15 pm
  • Where: The Royal British Legion, United Services Mess, 4 Wharton Street, Cardiff CF10 1AG
  • What:
    Donegan and Burnham will give an entertaining talk on just how Peter became the first Irish garden designer to have designs accepted to the prestigeous RHS show, the partnership with Burnham Landscaping and subsequently how sponsors Perennial – a horticultural charity who this year celebrate their 180th anniversary – and the first time for all three to be at the show, came together.

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