Hugh earns bronze at Bloom
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.