Everything in the garden is lovely at Sheppards sale

The annual garden statuary and furniture sale at Glantelwe Gardens in Durrow, Co Laois takes place this week

Robin Buick’s The Bacchanal Circle is a headline lot at the Sheppards sale

How does your garden grow? All the better when nature is complemented with the right statue, sculpture or garden ornament.

The name, Glantelwe, first appears in the Red Book of Ossory where, in the 1460s Bishop Clifford of Ossory is recorded as marking the bounds of his Durrow Manor. It was in 2018 that Sheppards had their light bulb moment – why not recreate the long forgotten gardens as a magnificent setting for their annual ...