Bloom, Ireland’s largest gardening, food and family event, returns to the Phoenix Park Dublin this June bank holiday weekend for 5 days (Thursday 3rd – Monday 7th June). This year’s event will include over 20 spectacular showgardens, 50 floral displays and a large scale artisan farmers market. With something for everyone, visitors to Bloom 2010 can also look forward to live cookery and craft demonstrations, free gardening advice / workshops and kids go free!

Bloom is a wonderful outdoor spectacle with so much to do and see. Most visitors to the show spend hours walking around and taking in the beautiful surroundings.

Whether you are a garden enthusiast, a foodie or just on a day out, Bloom has something for everyone - full of ideas on outdoor living, inspirational cooking, fun for the family and of course the latest in cutting edge garden design.

Bloom 2010 will feature more than 25 superb gardens from Ireland's top horticultural talent. The show gardens are complemented by a spectacular floral pavilion featuring the best of Irish plants and flowers. The Woodies Garden Expert Forum featured Ireland's top celebrity gardeners providing expert advice on planting and general gardening queries.

The show features a cookery demonstration stage with some of Ireland's leading chefs; an Irish artisan food market for visitors to sample and buy some of the best Irish food and drink produce; various children's play areas in the Family Fun Learning Zone and an outdoor entertainment stage.

Getting to Bloom is easy with a free shuttle bus running from Heuston Station throughout the show. and parking for 500 bikes right outside the two entrances to Bloom 2010.