Garden Tourism

Plantsman's Garden Tours (PGTs) - Garden Tour Management & Expert Guiding

Wearing his PGTs hat Trevor acts as a Garden Tour Manager/Guide for Tour Operators. Working closely with fully Bonded Operators PGTs can help Garden Clubs & Societies with an exciting choice & range of Itineraries for fully escorted tours to interesting destinations across Ireland, the UK, Europe and worldwide.

Each tour is painstakingly created and escorted by horticultural experts to give the garden enthusiast - access to experiences and information you wouldn't get on your own.

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Trevor works almost exclusively with Brightwater Holidays Ltd as a Tour Manager & Consultant for Brochure & Private Group Garden Holidays.

click on the logo above to View the Tour Managers Biogs as in the 2016 Brochure.


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  •  Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum visit to the Annesley Garden Castlewellan
  • Boat trip to Ilnacullin Garden on Garnish Island Cork
  • National Botanic Gardens Glasnevin Dublin
  • Brightwater group at Castle Ward
  • RHS Chelsea Flower Show Carol Klein BBC Gardeners World
  • Brightwater group County Down
  • The FAGUS Garden Club Bristol at Derreen Garden Kerry
  • Brightwater group Giants Causeway
  • Trevor and Barbara Edwards Plant Hunting in Annapurna Sanctuary Nepa
  • Brightwater group long water castle ward
  • Visit to Gardens of West Cork
  • Brightwater Helen Dillon garden Dublin

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April 2015


May 2015

13th to 17th May - Les Journees Des Plantes, Courson, France -Private Group

June 2015

1st June to 5th June - Brightwater Holidays - Gardens of CORK - Private Group

6th June to 12 June  - Brightwater Holidays "Gardens of Galoway & N Ireland" - Click here for More Info

18-22nd June (4 nights) Rouen and the Gardens of Normandy – Private Group

25 June - Brightwater Holidays - "In an Irish Garden (Irish Rover)" - Click here for more information

July 2015

21-24th July (3 nights) - Art & Garden Scene of Dublin - Click here for more info

August 2015

13th August - Brightwater Holidays - "In an Irish Garden (Irish Rover)" - Click here for more information

September 2015

1st - 4th Sept (3 nights) - Art & Garden Scene of Dublin - Click here for more info

8th – 13th Sept (5 nights) New York - "Meet me at the Met" Arts & Gardens of New York -  Click here for more info




Previous Tours

March 2015

Spain - Glacia's Camellia Route

 12 - 17 March Brightwater Holidays - Galicia’s Camellia Route - Click here for more information - Click here to view the ALBUM

February 2015

The French Reviera - Nice Canival & Menton Lemon Festival

25th Feb to 2nd March 2015 Brightwater Holidays - Click here to view ALBUM

January 2015

Gardens of New Zealand

15 Jan - 5th Feb 2015 Brightwater Holidays - 21 nights - Gardens of New Zealand - Click here to view the ALBUM

Oct 2014

Garden Club of Palermo tour "Rome & the Villas of Tusculum" - with PromoTuscia 13 - 18 Oct 2014 - Click here to Visit the Photo Album

September 2014

Study tour Holland - 1-5 Sept 2014 

Brightwater Holidays / The Worshipful Company of Gardeners - Managed by Trevor Edwards - Click here to view the photo Album

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Brightwater Holidays "Irish Rover"  Fri 15 to Fri 22nd  Aug - Managed by Trevor Edwards

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Brightwater Holidays - Garden Tours guided by Trevor

World Flower Show (WAFA) Dublin June 2014 -Click here to view photo ALBUM

Mid Staffordshire Hort Soc - Click here to view the photo ALBUM


"Gardens of Ireland Tour" guided by Celebrity Garden Designer Trevor Edwards

April 29th to May 7th 2013

Tour devised by Trevor Edwards in association with Specilized Travel Services

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More detailed information

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