Tuesday September 22, 2020

Pick a plant that rocks

For gardeners who are festival fit, here are just some of the events being staged around the country this summer

25th June, 2017
Aine Falvey, 7, with guide dog Higgins at the launch of the Blarney in Bloom Summer Garden Fair Picture: Brian Lougheed

Music festivals are the mark of summer for many people, but for those of us who are into plants and gardens, there are also many garden festivals to enjoy. They may be less debauched and drink-fuelled than their music-related counterparts, but they both ultimately involve a lot of mud. And with musicians and pop stars making regular appearances at the Chelsea flower show in London, gardening is cool too you know.

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