Tag Archive: Bloom

Plant Highlights from Bloom

While some people go to Bord Bia’s Bloom festival for food and family fun, I go for the plants and gardens. One of my favourite things to do is to talk around the… Continue reading

Bloom Show Garden Highlights

Bloom has just finished its five day run of plants, gardens and food in the Phoenix Park Dublin. With approximately 100,000 visitors even the mixed weather could not turn visitors away from heading… Continue reading

Can you make a Super Garden?

FOR MANY GARDENERS, the June Bank Holiday weekend marks not only an extended weekend that can be spent enjoying their green space but it also marks the annual trip to the Phoenix Park… Continue reading

A look back at 2014

Given that the  blog has been a bit rather quiet since all the Christmas festivities it is time to come back with a bang. And what better than a look back at some of… Continue reading

From Bloom to Barretstown – The Seeds of Magic Show Garden

Have you ever wondered what happens to a show garden once the flower show or garden festival is over? Well today I had the great opportunity to find out where one show garden… Continue reading

Bloom’s People’s Choice Award Announced

People have been voting for their favourite garden at Bloom since the show gardens opened to the public on Thursday morning. And today is the day the winner was announced to a packed… Continue reading

Final plant highlight from Bloom 2014

Well Bloom 2014 has not disappointed when it comes to great plants to see! Dahlias are always a big highlight for me and I really like this big bouncy pink flowering one called… Continue reading

A postcard snap of Irish Gardens at Bloom

The postcard gardens at Bloom are a relatively new addition to the festival. In their second year now they offer amateur gardeners and gardening groups in Ireland an opportunity to showcase their skills… Continue reading

Designers Choice Garden Announced at Bloom 2014

It has been an exciting evening in Bloom today with one of the top awards announced! The garden picked as the best this year by fellow designers at the show was awarded to… Continue reading

The Loy – An Early Irish Spade

Each year at Bloom you will find something new and someone new and interesting who has a great story to share. Today it was the people at The Loy Association of Ireland that… Continue reading