Horticulture Zone

The Cork Summer Show 2024 has an extensive range of horticultural competitions themed around flowers and plants and fruit and vegetables.

Flowers and Plants:  Stem of a Hybrid Tea Rose, Stems of Variegated Shrub Foliage, Succulents, Indoor Foliage Plant Pot, and a Window Box, 

Fruit & Vegetables: New potatoes, Heads of Cauliflower, Heads of Cabbage, Stalks of Rhubarb with Full Stem and Gooseberries.

For further information about our expanded horticulture and farm produce competitions or to enter click or tap here

Talks and lectures
The National Vegetable Society
(Saturday and Sunday)

  • Tips on Growing quality Onions, Potatoes and Tomatoes
  • Getting the best results out of your vegetable plot and 10 easy-to-grow vegetables.

Dahlia Society

  • Growing Dahlias

Garden Zone

Do you have green fingers? Be inspired by the Garden Zone – featuring stunning garden displays and advice from local groups including a potting workshop with the team from ‘The Field of Dreams’ project run by Downs Syndrome Cork, community gardens, schools’ projects, tips and talks from the National Vegetable Society (NVSI) and much more!

‘Grow Your Own’

Perhaps you’re thinking of tackling a gardening project, venturing into growing your own fruit and vegetables, contemplating market gardening, or even something on a more ambitious scale?

For budding growers, whether your project is small or large, Cork Summer Show 2024 has an extensive range of gardening and horticulture themed stands and exhibits, inspirational ideas, all the latest gardening equipment and lots of helpful horticultural advice to hand!