Saturday February 22, 2020

Welcome to the playground

Water pools, dream sequences and exotic backdrops are just some of the enchanting features that visitors to Bloom can expect to see in its 22 show gardens

4th June, 2017
Oliver and Liat Schurmann of the Mount Venus nursery, winners of Bloom 2017 Picture: Julian Behal All other pictures: Ali Rochford

Making a show garden is not for the faint-hearted. You need nerves of steel, boundless energy and a bit of madness to boot. At this year’s Bloom, there are 22 show gardens vying for attention and an impressive group of designers who have survived a gruelling few weeks to bring them to you.

Water features are everywhere – from the sheet of water falling from the end of the table in the Our Lady’s...

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