Over the past 20 years we have been growing and selecting a wide range of garden worthy plants to suit every aspect of your garden.

Combine a visit to our nursery in the old Victorian Garden of Tibradden with a scenic drive into the Dublin Mountains.

The nursery is open to visitors until October 31st. Orders can be placed for click and collect until that time. Mail orders can be placed for 32 county courier delivery from now till April 22.

ABOUT OUR NURSERY

Mount Venus Nursery is a specialist nursery tucked away in the scenic Dublin hills overlooking the city. Over the past 20 years we have been growing one of the widest collections of hardy garden plants in Ireland. Most of our plants are home grown and exposed to the elements. Having such a palette of plants available at your doorstep is essential when designing successful and bio-diverse gardens. Our sales area, the old Walled Garden, is well structured from sun to deep shade which makes it enjoyable for you to stroll through finding the right plants for the right spots in your garden. Enjoy your visit to the Nursery.

LOOKING GOOD

Autumn

As night follows day, autumn has assuredly arrived. The nursery is open until the end of October with an array of late season interest to see and a fine time to plant for a great show in spring.

Looking Good

We’re posting some photos and information on what’s looking great now.

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PLANT ADVICE

September 24, 2021

Playing with the Elements

Grasses inhabit nearly every ecological association on earth, high up on alpine tundras of low down in coastal areas, in deserts or wetland, the tropics or the Artic – and they have found an important place in gardens too…

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GARDEN DESIGN GALLERY

GIFT VOUCHER

A unique gift for your garden enthusiastic friends or family, or anyone who might enjoy a visit to the nursery to pick out a selection of plants from our huge variety of trees & shrubs, climbers, bamboo and perennials.

To order one or more vouchers, please include the money amount per gift voucher and use our Contact Us form to add details. We will post the vouchers to you or your recipients.

Or call or email: 01 4933813 –  [email protected]

JAPANESE MAPLES

Japanese maples count as the most valuable and garden-worthy trees and gardeners have being cultivating them for over 300 years. Japanese Maples are attractive in every season. The fresh new foliage in spring remind of endless little hands opening up and followed by the beautiful yellow-red, lime-green pendant flowers that later turn into wings. Through summer we enjoy the healthy canopy of leaves and the handsome growth habit. In autumn there are very few other plants that can beat the intensity of colors, from yellows, through oranges and scarlets.

Today we enjoy a vast variety of cultivars to choose from, selected for their exquisite growth habit, attractive foliage, brilliant autumnal colors and ornamental bark. The trees should be planted in well drained but water retentive soil, ideally raised on a mound, in sun or dappled shade. They will thrive and need little attention or pruning once you have the right variety to suit your garden, and only lightly prune in mid summer (July – August).

Our nursery is now well stocked with a broad selection of good varieties in various sizes.

GARDENS

A selection of gardens we have created and nurtured over the years

PLANTING

Examples of live planting schemes and a wonderful range of DIY planting schemes

CATALOGUE

Our nursery catalogue with over 1300 plants to get to know and choose from

SHOW GARDENS

Some winning show gardens at Bloom Ireland and at Hampton Court RHS

OPENING TIMES

March – October:

Wednesday – Saturday 10am – 6pm

Open Sundays 1pm – 5pm

Monday & Tuesday closed

OUR ADDRESS

Mount Venus Nursery
Walled Garden
Mutton Lane
Rathfarnham
Dublin 16

Phone: 01 4933813

[email protected]

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