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Sunday 18 November 2018

Hugh earns bronze at Bloom

Garden Designer Hugh Ryan of Hugh Ryan Landscape Design from Aughrim, Co Wicklow putting the finishing touches to his garden entitled Footfall for Bloom in the Park.
Garden Designer Hugh Ryan of Hugh Ryan Landscape Design from Aughrim, Co Wicklow putting the finishing touches to his garden entitled Footfall for Bloom in the Park.

An Aughrim garden designer is celebrating an award win at the prestigious Bloom festival. Hugh Ryan picked up a bronze medal for his show garden 'Footfall', a black and white, with a 'runway' style payment running through the middle incorporating approximately 144 stiletto heels.

Ryan was just one of the Wicklow contingent that made a splash at the show.

A number of artists from the Garden County picked up medals over the course of the three day event.

Enniskerry's Yanny Petters from received two medals - one gold for Best in Show, and one bronze, Holly Somerville from Stratford on Slaney won three medals including one silver gilt and two silver while Lynn Stringer based in Kilcoole also won three medals; one gold, a silver gilt and a silver medal respectively. In addition, Marta O'Kelly from Wicklow was awarded a gold medal for her work in the AOIFA Floral Art Exhibition.

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