Ballynacourty Gardens, Ballysteen, Co Limerick. The garden extends to 1.6 ha in this limestone area lying close to the River Shannon. The design is a series of small gardens all interlinked. There is a laburnum walk underplanted with Lavender, an area of soft fruit and flowers for picking and many varieties of shrub roses. In May and June the garden is full of flowering trees and shrubs, while other times of the year also holds interesting delights.Location: 25 kms from Limerick city by the N69, turn for Pallaskenry and in the village , turn left for Ballysteen, the garden is on the right.
Boyce Gardens, Foynes, Co Limerick is an award winning garden, has won many National Awards, overlooking the River Shannon. Contains many tender plants from the Southern Hemisphere, rockeries, herbaceous beds, sunken garden, greenhouse, conservatory and vegetable garden. The garden has featured in many gardening magazines and on RTE radio Planting Passions
Glin Castle Gardens, Glin, Co Limerick is an eighteenth-century castle on the Shannon Estuary is owned by the Knight of Glin, who "devotes himself to his guests." Glin Castle stands in a 500 acre wooded demesne on the banks of the River Shannon.
Knockpatrick Gardens, Foynes, Co Limerick is a natural 3 acre garden on different levels overlooking the Shannon Estuary. Unusual magnolias, azaleas, rhododendrons, tree ferns and bamboos collected by three generations. Roses, clematis, hydrangeas and candelabra primulas bloom between the water features. Mature trees and an arboretum underplanted with daffodils offer interest throughout the year