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The Plant Collector is a nursery dedicated to growing, sourcing and supplying mature and specimen plants to add instant impact and maturity to a garden, as well as solving privacy issues.

We are leaders in transforming outdoor spaces using expertly selected rare specimen plants from all over the world to convey your own signature taste.


We source and install specimen plants for award-winning show gardens, large developments and private gardens throughout Ireland and Europe. 

Specialist plants often require specialist expertise, so our team of garden designers and horticulturists are on hand at every stage to ensure the success of your garden design.

SourcingSourcing We work with growers all across Europe to source the most exceptional plants and trees for the most extraordinary gardens.

The Plant Collector was founded by Dermot Kerins of Outlook Gardens to source large specimen plants and trees that he couldn’t find anywhere else in Ireland.

The show gardens and nursery in Celbridge, Co. Kildare give our customers the opportunity to see our full plant collection and get advice and guidance on planting combinations, design and installation.


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With over 25 years experience delivering on ambitious garden designs, Dermot and the team have collaborated with renowned garden designers, architects, public institutions and private homeowners to bring their vision to life.

Outlook Gardens take pride and joy in creating, building and maintaining outstanding living spaces that enhance the lives and environments of its clients in a professional, friendly, timely and reliable way.


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