Perennial pleasures of flowers on wonderful display at Bloom

This year’s Bloom in the Park flower festival celebrates the fact that, post-pandemic, gardening is now not for just a green-thumbed minority, but for everybody

Aileen Muldoon-Byrne, of Boyne Garden Centre, has seen a big demand for pollinator-friendly plants. The message that we need to use our gardens to help biodiversity is getting through, she says in a wide-ranging interview. Picture: Fennell