The Garden of Ireland’s Top Gardens
Full title: The 100 Best Gardens in Ireland
Creator / Author: Shirley Lanigan
Item Type / Page count: Book / 275pp
When Published: 2011
Publisher / Place of Publication: Liberties Press / Guinness Enterprise Centre, Taylor’s Lane, Dublin 8
About: This is the author’s personal selection of the 100 Best Gardens in Ireland. Of this 100, seven are located in County Wicklow and 3 of those are in West Wicklow. Apart from multi-page descriptions of the gardens, useful information on directions, opening hours, facilities etc. is included. Overall, this is a lovely guidebook for tourists and green-fingered natives alike. Gardens in West Wicklow that are described are (1) June Blake’s Garden, Tinode, (2) Hunting Brook Gardens, Lamb Hill, Blessington and (3) Patthana Garden, Kiltegan Village.
ID number(s): 9781907593161
Contents: Introduction – Leinster – Munster – Connaught – Ulster – Acknowledgements.
Extra #1: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.
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Extra #3: Contains numerous colour photographs.
Extra #4: Link to the Publisher’s website.
Extra #5: Also available in a compact edition: The Pocket Guide to the 100 Best Gardens in Ireland