SEVEN Kildare projects won medals at Bloom, Ireland’s large gardening festival in the Phoenix Park over the weekend, writes Henry Bauress.
The event included 27 show-gardens, 100 Irish food and drink producers, 40 nurseries and 160 retailers all on a 70 acre site.
A Kildare garden design Winners was Andy Kelly from Prosperous, who won a bronze medal for his garden called ‘Starberry Paradise Garden’ sponsored by The Blueberry Growers Association
David Shorthall from Carbury also won a bronze medal for his garden called ‘Changing Perspectives’ in association with the Rehab Group.
In the nursery section Flannerys Nurseries Ltd from Staplestown took home a bronze Medal and Garden Direct from Ballyteague won a bronze medal.
Herb’s on Thyme from Rathangan and Doran Nurseries from Donadea won a silver medal.
In the floral design category, Richard Delmar, Newbridge Flower Club, took away two silver gilt medals and Christine Hughes, Naas Flower Club, won a bronze medal.