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Trevor is a frequent speaker at Garden Clubs and Societies throughtout Ireland, United Kindom, Canada & United States of America on many topics. 

Trevor is an recogised international speaker on Gardens of Ireland...He has for many years worked with and for Tourism Ireland and Northern Ireland Tourist Board to promote garden visiting to the Island of Ireland.

Since 2005 he has been invited to speak at the Boston Flower Show, Philadelphia Flower Show (the largest indoor Flower Show in the World) run by the prestigeous Philadelphia Horticultural Society and Canada Blooms, Toronto.

In Nov 2012 he was honoured to be the keynote speaker at the Annual General Meeting of the Westport Garden Club in Connecticut. He also addressed the meeting of the District XI Philadelphia Garden Club Program in Willow Grove.

In March 2013 while working with Tourism Ireland, Trevor was again a Speaker at the Philadelphia Flower Show (the world's largest indoor flower show) and also at Canada Blooms in Toronto, Canada.

Brightwater - Arts and Gardens of Florence and Tuscany

22/4/2019 00:00 - 28/4/2019 17:00
Florence and Tuscany

The Italian heartland of Tuscany represents perhaps the archetypal image of Italy, with its walled towns, hilltop villages, rolling vineyards and, of course, the beauty of Renaissance Florence itself.

Brightwater - Irish Rover

12/5/2019 09:00 - 19/5/2019 17:00
Ireland

A rich feast of horticultural excellence awaits, with memorable and beguiling gardens, enthusiastic and skilful owners and an ever-changing backdrop of lush green hills, fertile fields and glittering seascapes. Our north to south journey is packed full of gems yet relaxed and unhurried, taking in the very best that the Emerald Isle has to offer.

The Gardens of Northern Ireland

24/7/2019 09:00 - 28/7/2019 17:00
Northern Ireland

Using Belfast as a base, we will travel to the National Trust gardens at Mount Stewart and Rowallane Garden, as well as visiting Ballyrobert Cottage Garden and Antrim Castle. The final day includes a visit to the house and gardens at Benvarden and a stop at the world-famous Giant's Causeway.

Brightwater - Irish Rover

15/8/2019 - 22/8/2019
Ireland

A rich feast of horticultural excellence awaits, with memorable and beguiling gardens, enthusiastic and skilful owners and an ever-changing backdrop of lush green hills, fertile fields and glittering seascapes. Our north to south journey is packed full of gems yet relaxed and unhurried, taking in the very best that the Emerald Isle has to offer.

Brightwater - Historic Houses of Northern Ireland

10/10/2019 09:00
Northern Ireland

1000 years of history at Carrickfergus Castle, Tour of the newly refurbished Hillsborough Castle. Special access tours at Grey Abbey and Benvarden and the dazzling garden and extensive collection of items from around the world at Mount Stewart.

Brightwater - Seasonal Gardens of Japan

13/11/2019 - 25/11/2019
Japan

The origin of the Japanese garden lies in simple, gravel-covered forest clearings where the gods could manifest themselves.

Brightwater - WAFA and Palaces & Gardens of India's Golden Triangle

21/2/2020 - 29/2/2020
India

Held once every three years, the World Association of Flower Arrangers (WAFA) showpiece event has established itself as the premier event for anyone with an interest in flower arranging and floral art.