History

From Gold Rush to Garden Heaven

Cluain na dTor Nurseries and Gardens are set on about seven hectacres of wet peaty ground that has been in the O Donnell family since the 1920's when Seamus's grandfather returned home from the Klondike gold rush.

Established since the mid nineties the nursery specialised in bare-root hedging plants gradually expanding to include many rare but surprisingly hardy Southern Hemisphere plants which proved to be suitable for coastal conditions.

Seamus opened his private garden in 2007 as part of the Donegal Garden Trail and continues to expand his collection with experimental planting in the adjoining areas.

Today, the gardens and specialist nursery have attracted glowing reviews from diverse publications...