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UPDATE from the NURSERY!

If you are in the West Cork area, August is a lovely time to visit us, we have a really nice selection of Pots & Concrete Ornaments in stock!
You can find us at Bantry Market each Friday in August outside JJ Crowley's Bar - see google maps HERE  

Our final show of the season is the Fota Autumn Plant Fair on the15th September from 11 to 4pm, please use the code FOTA2 for any orders placed online for collection at the show.
(We are unfortunately unable to attend Claregalway Autumn Fair on Sunday 8th September)

Ellen Hutchin's Festival Events at  Future Forests on Saturday 24th August:

🔬ELLEN HUTCHINS' STORY IN 10 OBJECTS 🔬 10am to 5.30pm - Free Event - No Booking Required
Find out about Ellen's finds from Bantry Bay. Peer through the type of microscope Ellen used, and compare this with a modern hand lens. See Ellen’s catalogue of the 1000+ plants species she found. Handle one of her letters, see an original drawing, and appreciate a lichen up close.

🌺BOTANICAL ART FOR BEGINNERS🌺 with Shevaun Doherty - 2.30 to 5.30pm €30/person
No experience necessary. Take your first step into Botanical art with this introductory class, in the very special setting of the wonderful wooden building at Future Forests. Shevaun’s tuition is excellent and her classes are always popular.
To book contact 0871656948 shevaun.doherty@gmail.com 

🌻GARDEN PLANTS: PAST & PRESENT - A Walking Talk🌻 with the Future Forests Crew - 2.30 to 4.30pm, free event, no booking required.
Walking talk led by Future Forests staff who will share their ideas about choices for present-day gardens, heritage plants compared to modern varieties, and why the differences matter. Learn about growing wild plants.

A collaboration between Masters of Tradition and the 
Ellen Hutchin's Festival brings you the following event:

🎼CEOLCHOIRM RUNDA (Secret Concert) in conjunction with West Cork Music & the Masters of Tradition Festival. 12.30 to 1.30pm - SOLD OUT - SORRY!

 

 

Future Forests - The Mail Order Plant People

Welcome to our Website!

For over 30 years, we have been supplying a huge range of quality plants to Gardeners, Landscapers, Community Groups, Farmers & Schools all over Ireland & the UK with an emphasis on native and unusual varieties.

At Future Forests the focus is on quality plants at affordable prices, with well informed staff and an outstanding range to choose from.

Please get in touch if you need any advice or help with ordering, you can contact us by email info@futureforests.ie or give us a call us on 00 353 (0) 27 66176.

Look forward to hearing from you,
Matt, Maria and the Future Forests Team

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'The Dance of the Cherry Trees' - by Matt Keane Future Forests

'The Dance of the Cherry Trees' - by Matt Keane Future Forests

There is hardly a group of trees that bring more joy in Spring then Japanese flowering cherries. My earliest memory of a flowering cherry was a Prunus Kanzan in a friends garden, of course I had no idea what it was called then but even at 12 years old I was impressed by its abundance of double pink flowers. Prunus Kanzan is indeed probably one of the most well known varieties and still a big seller, John Spillane’s great song ‘The dance of the cherry trees’ refers to this robust grower....
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