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# bloom - Friday 31 May, 2019

OPW defends car-park proposals for Phoenix Park
# Dublin's Green Lung
# Dublin's Green Lung

OPW defends car-park proposals for Phoenix Park

May 31st 2019, 9:19 PM 38,623 Views 61 Comments

planned, designated parking areas could improve congestion when huge events like Bloom are held in the park, the summary said.

# bloom - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Which veg plants need a lot of watering and which ones can withstand a bit of a drought?
# GIY
# GIY

Which veg plants need a lot of watering and which ones can withstand a bit of a drought?

Jun 16th 2018, 12:30 PM 32,223 Views 4 Comments

It’s difficult to come up with a definitive list, but here are some guidelines, writes Michael Kelly.

# bloom - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom
# Bloom
# Bloom

Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom

Jun 2nd 2018, 7:00 AM 18,929 Views 1 Comment

From a dementia-friendly garden to an ABBA-inspired installation, there’s a vast array of themes and designs in the gardens this year.

# bloom - Thursday 31 May, 2018

'Once we start singing, the words come back': Nora Owen on caring for her husband with dementia
# Bloom
# Bloom

'Once we start singing, the words come back': Nora Owen on caring for her husband with dementia

May 31st 2018, 8:30 AM 27,831 Views 18 Comments

The former minister for justice was speaking at the Moments in Time show garden, which will be on display at the Bloom festival in Dublin’s Phoenix Park this week.

# bloom - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Award-winning fairy garden donated to children's ward at Portiuncula Hospital
# Bloom
# Bloom

Award-winning fairy garden donated to children's ward at Portiuncula Hospital

Jul 13th 2017, 11:43 AM 10,766 Views 4 Comments

The garden received a certificate of distinction in the postcard section at Bloom this year.

# bloom - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Gardaí say prickly hedges can help prevent burglaries
# Defensive Planting
# Defensive Planting

Gardaí say prickly hedges can help prevent burglaries

Jun 1st 2017, 10:48 AM 17,386 Views 63 Comments

They also want people to avoid posting holiday photos while away from home.

# bloom - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom
# Bloom 2017
# Bloom 2017

Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom

May 31st 2017, 7:30 PM 20,119 Views 1 Comment

Flowers, vegetables and windmills… Here’s our top picks from this year’s festival.

# bloom - Friday 30 September, 2016

Journeys with TheJournal.ie: Waterford project for underprivileged teens proves Blooming brilliant
# Journal Journeys
# Journal Journeys

Journeys with TheJournal.ie: Waterford project for underprivileged teens proves Blooming brilliant

Sep 30th 2016, 1:00 PM 9,960 Views 3 Comments

The first winner of 100 free Irish Rail trips is a group of talented teens whose sensory garden design is headed for the capital.

# bloom - Friday 10 June, 2016

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

Jun 10th 2016, 4:48 PM 8,797 Views 1 Comment

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# bloom - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Everyone has fallen in love with this old married couple on Humans of Dublin
# In Bloom
From The Daily Edge
# In Bloom

Everyone has fallen in love with this old married couple on Humans of Dublin

Jun 5th 2016, 10:58 AM 6,626 Views 0 Comments

“I keep losing him.”

# bloom - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Is your garden summer ready? Here are some top tips from Bloom's designers
# Green Shoots
# Green Shoots

Is your garden summer ready? Here are some top tips from Bloom's designers

Jun 4th 2016, 11:45 AM 17,881 Views 10 Comments

The designers at the 10th annual Bloom festival have some advice for budding gardeners.

The weekend's set to be a scorcher - here are seven interesting things to do
# Weekend Guide
# Weekend Guide

The weekend's set to be a scorcher - here are seven interesting things to do

Jun 4th 2016, 7:45 AM 19,715 Views 19 Comments

Stuck for ideas for the long weekend? Check out our event guide here.

# bloom - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom
# Blooming Brilliant
# Blooming Brilliant

Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom

Jun 2nd 2016, 7:00 AM 22,187 Views 14 Comments

From a 1916 Rising commemoration garden to a Chinese garden, there are plenty to see at this years’ Bloom festival.

# bloom - Monday 1 June, 2015

9 beautiful gardens in Ireland you should visit soon

9 beautiful gardens in Ireland you should visit soon

Jun 1st 2015, 9:15 AM 89,034 Views 33 Comments

Ireland is known for its lush green landscape.We should really get out and experience it more.

# bloom - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Here are our 5 favourite gardens at Bloom
# Bloom
# Bloom

Here are our 5 favourite gardens at Bloom

May 30th 2015, 6:00 PM 27,142 Views 51 Comments

Flowers, vegtables and shoes… it’s our best picks from this year’s festival.

# bloom - Thursday 28 May, 2015

5 reasons you should go to Bloom this weekend
# Opinion
# Opinion

5 reasons you should go to Bloom this weekend

May 28th 2015, 9:30 PM 582 Views 14 Comments

If you think it’s just about some pretty plants, think again!

# bloom - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

This garden in Bloom won't have one blade of grass
# Bloom
# Bloom

This garden in Bloom won't have one blade of grass

May 27th 2015, 6:06 AM 19,751 Views 4 Comments

Coined a ‘slum’ garden, the designer hopes it’s going to be unlike any other at the festival.

# bloom - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

€750,000 worth of plants, 20 sheared sheep and one dancing Taoiseach: Bloom in numbers
# In Bloom
# In Bloom

€750,000 worth of plants, 20 sheared sheep and one dancing Taoiseach: Bloom in numbers

Jun 3rd 2014, 3:00 PM 7,077 Views 7 Comments

Bord Bia has crunched the numbers on last weekend’s festival…

# bloom - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Camp for sick children will put Bloomin' lovely garden to fun use
# Lovely
# Lovely

Camp for sick children will put Bloomin' lovely garden to fun use

May 31st 2014, 5:30 PM 6,647 Views 2 Comments

The designer garden will be transplanted to Barretstown after the Bloom festival ends this weekend.

# bloom - Friday 30 May, 2014

Enda Kenny dad-dances to Happy with some teenagers
# Clap Along
From The Daily Edge
# Clap Along

Enda Kenny dad-dances to Happy with some teenagers

May 30th 2014, 1:50 PM 27,190 Views 130 Comments

He can dance, he can jive, having the time of his life…

# bloom - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Here's how a garden is put into Bloom
# In Bloom
# In Bloom

Here's how a garden is put into Bloom

May 29th 2014, 9:15 PM 16,389 Views 5 Comments

It happens to feature a massive Mr Tayto, too.

# bloom - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

There's a giant Mr Tayto bush in Dublin
# Crispy Bush
From The Daily Edge
# Crispy Bush

There's a giant Mr Tayto bush in Dublin

May 27th 2014, 10:45 AM 3,962 Views 2 Comments

Giant bush. Snigger.

# bloom - Saturday 1 June, 2013

5 things to see and do over the June Bank Holiday Weekend...
# Let The Sun Shine
# Let The Sun Shine

5 things to see and do over the June Bank Holiday Weekend...

Jun 1st 2013, 9:15 AM 17,254 Views 21 Comments

We’re promised fine weather this weekend, so go on, get out and enjoy yourselves!

# bloom - Friday 31 May, 2013

Dorothy, nymphs, shrubbery: What you can expect from Bloom 2013
# Bloom
# Bloom

Dorothy, nymphs, shrubbery: What you can expect from Bloom 2013

May 31st 2013, 7:30 AM 7,405 Views 10 Comments

Over 80,000 turned out for the festival last year and with fine weather forecast, organisers anticipate a greater turnout this year.

# bloom - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Off the record - upcoming Irish world record attempts
# World Record
From The Daily Edge
# World Record

Off the record - upcoming Irish world record attempts

Jun 3rd 2012, 6:00 PM 4,271 Views 2 Comments

Sowing, mowing and shape throwing… some of the record-breaking bids YOU can get involved in this summer.

# bloom - Friday 1 June, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Jun 1st 2012, 7:45 PM 3,852 Views 2 Comments

Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed…

A Spoonful of Sugar Pic of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

A Spoonful of Sugar Pic of the Day

Jun 1st 2012, 3:55 PM 3,281 Views 33 Comments

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# bloom - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Slideshow: Take a sneak peek at Bloom 2012
# Bloom 2012
From The Daily Edge
# Bloom 2012

Slideshow: Take a sneak peek at Bloom 2012

May 30th 2012, 9:50 PM 7,314 Views 6 Comments

The gardening event opens tomorrow morning in the Phoenix Park and runs until Monday evening.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

May 30th 2012, 8:02 PM 3,588 Views 2 Comments

Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news…

# bloom - Sunday 5 June, 2011

What’s going on this Bank Holiday Sunday?
# Bank Holiday
From The Daily Edge
# Bank Holiday

What’s going on this Bank Holiday Sunday?

Jun 5th 2011, 11:21 AM 2,315 Views 4 Comments

Want to do something with your day – but not sure where to go? Here’s a nutshell guide to what’s happening and where.

# bloom - Saturday 4 June, 2011

What's going on this Bank Holiday Saturday?
# Bank Holiday
From The Daily Edge
# Bank Holiday

What's going on this Bank Holiday Saturday?

Jun 4th 2011, 10:26 AM 1,842 Views 17 Comments

Want to do something with your day – but not sure where to go? Here’s a nutshell guide to what’s happening and where.

# bloom - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

Music, flowers, sheep, fun and some SUN! What the June Bank Holiday has in store
# Summer
From The Daily Edge
# Summer

Music, flowers, sheep, fun and some SUN! What the June Bank Holiday has in store

Jun 1st 2011, 4:24 PM 984 Views 0 Comments

With temperatures of 25c and sunny spells predicted for some parts of the country, here’s TheJournal.ie’s guide to a great bank holiday. Sheep shearing and rocking out included.