Bloom Wild: The Dream Gardens Bloom Special

Welcome to the fourth issue of the w|ėMAGAZINE which aims to bring you wildly beautiful inspiration and joy straight yo your inbox the first Sunday of every month. This month to coincide with Bloom in the Park 2021 which is happening virtually again we have a super exciting special in store for you. In our editorial feature we look at what it means to design dream gardens and how to make design truly about you and your passions and joys. We also have seven exciting designer Dream Gardens from some incredible designers at this years Bloom festival which focus on different orientations and climatic conditions… there is a garden idea for everyone and it’s jam packed full of inspiration, planting scheme ideas and easy to follow ideas. And last but not least we add some fun wild living recommendations for you to add to your lives everyday to the magazine throughout the month of June. Let’s go Bloom 🌿

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w|ė DREAM GARDEN BLOOM by Bord Bia features

Easy Steps to Dream Gardens is a new initiative designed to help you plant your own show garden at home.
Bord Bia has worked with seven Bloom award-winning show garden designers to create garden design templates that you can download exclusively from the Bloom website. Here is a sneak preview of the garden templates.

The Coastal Garden | Coastal wild & Summer by James Purdy

Coastal wild & Summer Vibes by James Purdy  ABOUT THE GARDEN ‘This garden is designed to be robust and will tolerate arid and windy conditions that are typical in coastal locations but it will work just as well inland and lends itself to a good family space,’ explains James Purdy, the Belfast-based garden designer and…

The Shared Spaces Family Garden | A garden for family living by Nicola Haines

A garden for family living by Nicola Haines ABOUT THE GARDEN The Shared Spaces Family Garden ‘If you put the right structure in place a garden should last through a family’s life,’ believes landscape designer, Nicola Haines. Her design for this west-facing garden is a prime example. ‘The structure is very simple, with three distinct…

The Family Friendly Garden | Outdoor living by Maeve O’Neill

Outdoor living by Maeve O’Neill ABOUT THE GARDEN Maeve’s design for this split-level garden features three distinct zones: a patio with a vibrant raised bed encased in Cor-ten steel; a lawn with a solid wall where the children can play ball; and a relaxed seating area at the back of the garden. There you’ll find a green-roofed…

The Easy Care Garden | Dream Easy by Oliver Schurmann

Dream Easy by Oliver Schurmann ABOUT THE GARDEN While many intricate and complex hard landscaping projects are best left to the professionals, some of the hard elements of this formal garden designed by Oliver Schurmann could be tackled by skilled DIY enthusiasts. ‘The idea behind this design was to create a garden that people can build themselves if…

Plant Lovers’ Garden | Wild and Beautiful by Patricia Tyrrell

 Wild and Beautiful approach by Patricia Tyrrell ABOUT THE GARDEN ‘The design of this garden is quite natural,’ says garden designer, Patricia Tyrrell. ‘It has been inspired by meadows with lots of flowers and grasses. I like to feel like I am enclosed in the plants in my garden so here I have brought the planting…

The Entertainer’s Garden | Soft and Wild by Linda McKeown

A Soft and Wild space by Linda McKeown ABOUT THE GARDEN ‘Dividing your garden into separate zones that you can use at different times of the day really makes full use of your garden,’ says garden designer Linda McKeown. She has taken advantage of this garden’s easterly aspect by including a patio space where the…

The Nature Enthusiast’s Garden | A natural haven for wildlife by Jane McCorkell

A natural haven for wildlife by Jane McCorkell ABOUT THE GARDEN The Nature Enthusiast’s Garden ‘People often think that a natural garden has to look uncared for but that is not the case. You can add form and function and still achieve a natural style,’ reveals landscape architect, Jane McCorkell. This garden has been designed for…

w|ė LOVE

This month we have added lots gorgeous products to our edit. From fancy hoses to games and soft-soft Irish throws, wellness to home and some fab ideas to make your garden your outdoor living room. Dive into a world of wild living recommendations an add stylish and wild inspired elements to your garden life.