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I was so disappointed to have driven especially from Kinvara while on holiday to view this most... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
SHARPFOX
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First-Rate Garden Centre!

We loved going to this garden center. The owner was extremely friendly and knowledgable and... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2016
Jenny H
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Jul 16, 2018
“IT APPEARS TO BE CLOSED”
Oct 18, 2016
“First-Rate Garden Centre!”
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Contemporary garden of designer Matt O’ Connell with hidden sections or mini gardens, some of which are traditional. The garden surrounds an award winning house which was built in 1995 when the garden started. The variety of over 250 plants for sale...more
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

I was so disappointed to have driven especially from Kinvara while on holiday to view this most beautifl and natural facility. A sign at the gate siad, closed and private property. The owner was a total Gentleman and it was the only place where one...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2016

We loved going to this garden center. The owner was extremely friendly and knowledgable and generous with his time. There was a great variety of plants. We loved the flower on the fuschia procumbens. Matt, the owner, took the time to walk around with us...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Matthew O, Owner at Doolin Garden and Nursery, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2016

Hi Jenny. Thank you for your lovely review. It made great reading for me as I am just out of hospital after my first bout of Chemo.It was lovely to meet you and to introduce you to the lovely fuschia procumbens among other things. Looking...More

Reviewed August 30, 2016

As I was getting married in Doolin, I thought it would be a nice touch to get a local person to do the bridal party bouquets so I contacted Mathew at the Doolin Nursery. We had a quick sit down at the nursery a few...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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hannahmolly2014, Owner at Doolin Garden and Nursery, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2016

Good morning Orla, Just came across your lovely review.Thank you so much for taking the time and promoting me .This was much appreciated and I am very glad the flowers went down well.You had such a beautiful wedding and I would like to wish you...More

Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Lovely man in a lovely location.very knowledgeable on plants.anyone into plants should call in to see a lovely garden and see how to grow plants by the sea.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 14, 2016

No summer in Co Clare is complete without a visit to Matthew O'Connell's garden and nursery. We were there on a rainy, windy Saturday but it didn't disappoint. The garden is looking better than ever. Matthew, in rain slicker, pointing out plants by their latin...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

We visited Friday 22 July with our teenage children. It is an half acre garden mostly given over to flowering plants and shrubs, some of them rare and beautiful. My wife and I are not very knowledgeable about these things, but we know a nice...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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hannahmolly2014, Owner at Doolin Garden and Nursery, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2016

Thank you for visiting and taking the time to leave a review. It was lovely to meet you. I am always happy to have visitors of all plant knowledge levels. Thank you for your kind words, I am glad you enjoyed your visit and hope...More

Reviewed July 25, 2016

This was disappointing. Really just a small nursery. Not recommended. It only took us 10 minutes to walk around. And, no one welcomed us.More

Date of experience: July 2016
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hannahmolly2014, Owner at Doolin Garden and Nursery, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2016

Hi Russell J, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of my Garden & Nursery. I am dismayed to hear that your visit was disappointing. Please excuse my not being there to welcome you, I run my Garden & Nursery on my...More

Reviewed July 25, 2016

Had a lovely morning in Doolin in Matt's garden on Saturday. Matt has a wealth of knowledge and is full of sound advice about plants and shrubs. The garden is lovely and we will definitely be returning for more plants! Thanks again Matt

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Linda H
hannahmolly2014, Owner at Doolin Garden and Nursery, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2016

Thank you for your kind words, I am glad I was able to advise you! Look forward to your next visit and to hear how your garden is doing! Kind regards, Matt

Reviewed July 3, 2016

We brought our art and biology students to visit the garden center to draw and paint the beautiful plants and flowers there. We were welcomed even though we just stopped by. We have come here several years and are always welcomed and enjoy the beauty...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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hannahmolly2014, Owner at Doolin Garden and Nursery, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2016

What kind words, thank you so much for taking the time to say so. You are always very welcome, I look forward to your next visit! Kind regards, Matt

Reviewed July 1, 2016

We came across this garden by accident when we took the wrong road from Doolin back to our cottage. The plant we bought now has pride of place in our garden in the Staffordshire Moorlands. if we ever return to Doolin this will be our...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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hannahmolly2014, Owner at Doolin Garden and Nursery, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2016

Sometimes taking a wrong turn can work out greater than any plan you could have made, I'm so happy to hear that this was the case for you. How lovely to hear your new addition is doing well across the pond. I look forward to...More

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