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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Gardens

All time
# green spaces
84 Irish parks and gardens win Green Flag award
There were 14 awards for community-run spaces across the country.
# outside in
'Lights add instant cosiness': 5 simple steps to turn your garden into another room for summer
Make the most of every scrap of good weather by transforming your garden – it doesn’t have to be difficult.
# Bloom 2017
Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom
Flowers, vegetables and windmills… Here’s our top picks from this year’s festival.
# That's Limerick City
Work to start today on the largest commercial development outside Dublin
It is set to be finished late next year.
# journal journeys
Journeys with Waterford project for underprivileged teens proves Blooming brilliant
The first winner of 100 free Irish Rail trips is a group of talented teens whose sensory garden design is headed for the capital.
# parks and recreation
For when Bloom ends, here are 11 of Ireland's permanent gardens and parks to check out
Escape the concrete jungle…
# Blooming Brilliant
Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom
From a 1916 Rising commemoration garden to a Chinese garden, there are plenty to see at this years’ Bloom festival.
# locked out
Local families locked out of community garden by parish
The Catholic Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, has been called to intervene.
# Going Potty
Turning your house green from the inside out spoke to expert Jim Clarke about how to make the most out of plants around the home.
# Sponsored By
6 indispensable lifehacks for your garden this summer
Green fingers or not, we’ve got the tips to help.
# Wicklow
Irish garden listed as 3rd in National Geographic list of top 10 gardens in the world
Can you guess which gardens made it in?
# nymphaea thermarum
Rare tiny water lily stolen from London's Royal Botanic Gardens
The Metropolitan Police said that the plant would have had to have been pulled up from a shallow water lily pond.
# Neighbourhood Watch
9 defining characteristics of the Irish neighbour as a species
Neiiighbours, everybody needs good neiiiighbours.
# Chelsea Flower Show
In pictures: The Chelsea Flower Show
Former prizewinner Diarmuid Gavin returns to the prestigious show with a pyramid-shaped garden.
# Bounce
Trampoline-related injuries on the up
The Irish Association of Emergency Medicine is warning of the dangers of trampolines for children. It’s also advising that you should never drink and bounce.