Gerry Harford

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Anenomes in the garden. Photograph: Getty

It’s not easy being a plant growing in an Irish garden. Just consider the extremes of weather they have recently had to endure. Months of severe autum(...)

Liat and Oliver Schurmann, who are bringing an underwater marine garden, called Aquamarina, to Bloom. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Sustainability and climate change are the twin issues radically reshaping the future of gardening, inspiring a new generation to throw away the rule b(...)

A cluster of pots filled with culinary herbs. Photograph: Richard Johnston

Is there any group of culinary plants more useful than herbs? I can think of nothing else that has that near-magical ability to transform the most mun(...)

Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation garden by Kildare Growers in association with Peter O’Brien Landscapes

Print deadlines being what they are, when I visited Bloom earlier this week it was to get a sneak preview of the country’s biggest garden show. Just a(...)