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Dublin: 18 °C Wednesday 17 July, 2019

#Bloom

From TheJournal.ie OPW defends car-park proposals for Phoenix Park Dublin's Green Lung

OPW defends car-park proposals for Phoenix Park

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

From TheJournal.ie Which veg plants need a lot of watering and which ones can withstand a bit of a drought? GIY

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom Bloom This post contains videos

Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Once we start singing, the words come back': Nora Owen on caring for her husband with dementia Bloom This post contains videos

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Award-winning fairy garden donated to children's ward at Portiuncula Hospital Bloom

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí say prickly hedges can help prevent burglaries Defensive Planting

Gardaí say prickly hedges can help prevent burglaries

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

From TheJournal.ie Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom Bloom 2017

Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom

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

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

Journeys with TheJournal.ie: 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.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Is your garden summer ready? Here are some top tips from Bloom's designers Green Shoots

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The weekend's set to be a scorcher - here are seven interesting things to do Weekend Guide

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom 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.

From TheJournal.ie 9 beautiful gardens in Ireland you should visit soon

9 beautiful gardens in Ireland you should visit soon

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

From TheJournal.ie Here are our 5 favourite gardens at Bloom Bloom

Here are our 5 favourite gardens at Bloom

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

From TheJournal.ie 5 reasons you should go to Bloom this weekend Opinion

5 reasons you should go to Bloom this weekend

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

From TheJournal.ie This garden in Bloom won't have one blade of grass Bloom

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

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

From TheJournal.ie €750,000 worth of plants, 20 sheared sheep and one dancing Taoiseach: Bloom in numbers In Bloom

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Camp for sick children will put Bloomin' lovely garden to fun use Lovely

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

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

Enda Kenny dad-dances to Happy with some teenagers

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's how a garden is put into Bloom In Bloom

Here's how a garden is put into Bloom

It happens to feature a massive Mr Tayto, too.

There's a giant Mr Tayto bush in Dublin

Giant bush. Snigger.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dorothy, nymphs, shrubbery: What you can expect from Bloom 2013 Bloom

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

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

Off the record - upcoming Irish world record attempts World Record This post contains videos

Off the record - upcoming Irish world record attempts

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

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

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

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Slideshow: Take a sneak peek at Bloom 2012 Bloom 2012 This post contains images

Slideshow: Take a sneak peek at Bloom 2012

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

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

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

What’s going on this Bank Holiday Sunday?

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

What's going on this Bank Holiday Saturday?

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

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

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.