Wednesday February 19, 2020

Good grounding

Snowdrops are his passion, but at Crug Farm Plants in Wales, horticulturalist Paul Smyth is thriving on the diversity of plants

21st February, 2016
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Paul Smyth at a garden he helped build in Blarney recreated at Bloom at the Phoenix Park in Dublin

Paul Smyth began his exciting career in horticulture by going from one plant Shangri-La to another. The week he completed his degree in horticulture at Waterford Institute of Technology, he went to work at Evolution Plants, a nursery described by then owner Tom Mitchell as a botanical ark due to its unique and varied collection of plants from all over the world.

When it closed last autumn, Smyth then went to work at Crug Farm...

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