Now in its 14th year, Bloom has become one of Ireland’s largest showcases celabrating the best of Irish horticulture, food and drink. Originally created to promote plants, garden design, horticulture and gardening, Bord Bia’s role in promoting food and drink has allowed Bloom to develop further. The show has grown into something which not only makes for a great day out, but also offers a huge range of practical information on everything from gardening, to growing fruit and vegetables, cooking and culture.
Bloom spans over 70 acres in the Phoenix Park and in 2019 showcased 22 show gardens,14 postcard gardens, some 50 floral and botanical art displays, 160 retailers, over 100 food and drink producers and more than 100 live talks, demonstrations and family friendly activities. The growing visitor numbers to the show reflects the public’s passion for horticulture and food, and Bloom is now viewed as one of the unmissable events in the nation’s summer calendar.
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