Blooming marvellous: top tips from gardening gurus

Here’s how to make your own show garden at home, with a little help from some designers taking part in Bloom 2021

The Coastal Garden by James Purdy

On a normal June Bank holiday weekend, many of us would be heading to the Phoenix Park in Dublin to check out the Bloom in the Park show gardens, looking for inspiration and perhaps wishing our own gardens had more of the style and functionality of the gardens on display.

For the second year in a row, we cannot attend the popular show. We can, however, still have a bit of designer input when it ...