I was lucky enough to get an advance viewing of the show gardens today at Bloom in The Park ahead of the opening tomorrow through to Monday, no doubt many of you are going and for those that haven’t tickets yet, you will be missing out on something really special. The standard of the gardens this year is exceptional, I have been slightly disappointed over the last few years, with the gardens being a bit mwah! and the food sector taking over what was originally a garden festival but I was buzzing coming out of the Phoenix Park today.
My God the work that goes into those gardens and this Read More
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
With Show season fast approaching and as a garden designer I do feel the pain of all the designers building show gardens at the moment. It is a monumental task that is draining of energy and finances and only on the days when you can show them off do you actually have the time to sit back and look at your masterpiece but by that stage you are usually so exhausted especially after the huge amount of press briefings, the pre-show dinner & drinks and the array of judges, journalists, celebrities and dignitaries that have asked you similar questions about your work of art. Only then in a fit Read More