Tag Archive: Plants

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

Wild Flower Lawns

You may remember a few weeks ago I posted an article from Bloom about a talk given by Gerry Daly. The talk was all about making gardening easier and how to make your… Continue reading

A ROSE-mantic Treat

Well by now I think everyone knows how much of an utter fan I am of roses. I love them growing in my garden and I love them as cut flowers in the… 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

Num Num not only bakes she gardens – Getting Started

This is Rebecca‘s second guest blog post for Beyond The Wild Garden and she is continuing on with her adventure of growing fruit and vegetables for her family. Her first post where she explained… Continue reading

Plant highlights from Bloom Day Two

Day two at Bloom proved just as successful with great plant finds! Needless to say my plans not to spend too much money on plants has gone out the window! First up is… Continue reading

Plant Focus – Salvia Madeline

With a weekend spent at Bloom comes a five day marathon of plants and plant purchases for crazed gardeners like myself! One of the first I bought for myself was a fantastic plant… Continue reading

Plant highlights from Bloom Day one

Well it has been an exciting start to Bloom 2014 and for me day one was filled with some fantastic plant finds! When I go to Bloom the first place I visit is… Continue reading