A Blooming good show in the Park

Thirty show gardens, 50 floral exhibits and a riotous vista of colour – this year's staging of Bloom is spellbinding, writes Ros Drinkwater.

1st June, 2014
The Crumlin Children's Hospital Garden.

Bord Bia just loves facts and figures - no wonder, when they sing such a sweet melody. Of the 110,762 visitors who attended Bloom last year, 97 per cent said they'd come back again.

Celebrating its eighth birthday, Bloom 2014 has 30 show gardens and 50 floral exhibits and, when you're all flowered out and feel a bit peckish, you can take your pick from the goodies offered by 120 Irish artisan food producers.

The stars of the event are the...

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