After last weeks, RHS Chelsea bonanza we are now heading to Bloom at the Phoenix Park our very own garden and food festival. It is always a great show and I will be giving my observations and writing about the gardens over the week.
Weather will be on everyone’s minds over the weekend, according to RTÉ Weather presenter, Gerry Murphy, ‘I’m really looking forward to Bloom 2018. It will live up to its name with bright sunshine in store for most of the festival and perhaps a few showers at times. Temperatures will be around 20 degrees. So, be prepared for Read More
Huge Congratulation to Chris Beardshaw who has won the Best in Show for his Morgan Stanley Garden for the NSPCC, he wasn’t the bookies favourite but his proven track record and many years of experience of both Chelsea and Show Gardens has paid off and as I mentioned in my previous blog post his is garden that you could see yourself sat in, one that can be transferred to lots of gardens around the country, to me that is important. Its all well and good having the run of your creativity and producing gardens based on faraway places but and there does need to be a bit of that, Read More
The medals have been announced for RHS Chelsea Flower Show and no real suprises from Chelsea this year, some really special gardens all trying to push the boundaries and most not going for the safe, proven gardens but gardens that really make you think – is that what people want from Chelsea or would you prefer to see gardens that are useable, that you could imagine yourself sitting in, using on an everyday basis. Whatever you are looking for from Chelsea and indeed from Bloom too then you have to agree the standard of show gardens is exceptional, the attention to detail it takes to get one of the Read More