Award Winners 2022

We are delighted to announce the winners of this year’s show gardens, nurseries and postcard gardens. The judging panels for Bord Bia Bloom 2022 included 15 Irish and international horticulture experts, who today announced 78 awards for show garden designers, nurseries, floral artists, botanical art and amateur garden designers including 22 Gold, 17 Silver, 13 Bronze and 9 certificates of commendation.

Show Garden Winners

Garden Title Designer’s Name(s) Category Award
Hit Pause, The Caragh Nurseries Garden – Best in Category Winner Andrew Dunne Large Gold
Green Cities Europe Garden James Purdy Large Silver Gilt
The Organic Edible Garden James Purdy Meddium Silver
Enable Ireland Respite Garden Robert Moore Medium Silver
Savills Urban Oasis Garden – Best in Category Winner Alan Rudden Medium Gold
Aldi’s Sustainable For-est Garden Tünde Perry Medium Silver
Woodie’s Seomra Eile Brian Burke Medium Silver Gilt
National Dairy Council Sustainable Dairy Farm Garden Sean Russell Medium Gold
Sightsavers Gairdín na gCéadfaí  (Sensory Garden) Ailish Drake Medium Silver Gilt
& Conor Houlihan
The Minions Garden Benny Magennis Concept Silver
Pathways to Home Seán O’Malley Medium Gold
and Oisín Griffin
Reflections (Super Garden – 2020) Mark Hoey Medium Silver Gilt
Super Garden – 2021 (MA F) Mary Anne Farenden Medium Bronze
Croí – The Cardiovascular Garden Derek O’Keeffe Concept Silver
Eureka – Best in Category Winner Niall Deacon Small Gold
Beauty & The Beast The Musical Garden Cornelia Raftery & Tom Leavy Concept Silver
The Green Balcony Kathryn Feeley Small Silver Gilt

Nursery Winners

Company First Name Surname  Category Award
Kilmurry Nursery Hazel Woods Nursery Gold
Papervale Trees Jonathan Jackson Nursery Gold
Three Gates Nursery & Florist Christopher White Floristry/Nursery/Education Silver
Western Plant Nursery Ltd Nursery Gold
DEPT. OF Agriculture Education Bronze
Shady Plants Mike Keep Nursery Silver Gilt
Boyne Garden Centre Aileen Muldoon Byrne Nursery Gold
Kells Bay Gardens Billy Alexander Nursery Gold
Doran Nurseries (Irish Plants) Mary Doran Nursery/Education Bronze
Riverlane Nurseries Eileen Eivers Nursery Gold
W.S. Warmenhoven Mark Warmenhoven Nursery Gold
Mount Venus Nursery – Best in Category Winner Oliver Shurmann Nursery Gold
Green Art Production Jan Stins Nursery Silver Gilt
Irish Fuchsia Nursery Leonie Meehan Nursery Silver
Fleur Studio Shane Ginty Nursery Silver
The Bee’s Knees Patrick Doran Nursery Silver
Plant Store Pat Keville Nursery Gold

Postcard Garden Winners

Group / Organisation Name Garden Name Award
Friends of Dublin Samaritans The Forest of Hope Commended
Finglas Addiction Support Team The Many Pathways to Recovery Commended
Sacred Heart Junior and Senior School, Tallaght Where’s Wally? Highly Commended
Ardscoil La Salle Biodiversity and Wellbeing Village Certificate of Distinction
St. Mary’s Community Gardening Group – Best in Category Winner Sensing our way through the Rumbles of the Jungle Certificate of Distinction
Naul Community Council Naul Village through the Pandemic Certificate of Distinction
Rehab Group – National Learning Network, Ballyfermot Shelbug Garden Hotel Certificate of Distinction
Walkinstown Greenhills Resource Centre Walk in My Shoes Commended
Coolmine Community School The Zen Garden Highly Commended

Botanical and Floral Art Winners

First Name Last Name Title Award Category
Shevaun Doherty Take a Breath’- Tree Lungwort, Lobaria pulmonaria with Pertusaria multipuncta – Best in Category Winner Gold Botanical
Nayana Sandur Orange ‘Citrus sinensis’ Silver Gilt Botanical
Shevaun Doherty ‘Seaweed Dance’- Eggwrack, Ascophyllum nodosum with Vertebrata lanosa Silver Gilt Botanical
Siobhan Larkin Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’ Silver Gilt Botanical
Lynn Stringer Making Hay (Agrostis stolonifera, Holcus mollis, Holcus lanatus & Agrostis capillaris) Gold Botanical
Nayana Sandur Tulip ‘Purple Prince’ Botanical
Olwyn Burke Geranium sanguineum var. striatum Gold Botanical
Siobhán Collins Olive branch Botanical
Lynn Stringer Clethra delavayi Botanical
Olwyn Burke Davidia involucrata Silver Botanical
Siobhán Collins Dandelion Botanical
YANNY PETTERS Scots pine cone Botanical
Sylvia Linehan Cymbidium ‘Cooksbridge Satin’ Botanical
Fionnuala Broughan Sciadopitys verticillata Botanical
Sylvia Linehan Galanthus nivalis    ‘Snowdrop’  Primula veris           ‘Cowslip’ Botanical
Hazel Beehan Iris Botanical
Edyta Danieluk Hydrangea macrophylla Botanical
Jo Cummins Geranium Ivy Pelargonium peltatum, Blizzard Dark Red (Ivy-leaved Geranium) Botanical
Elaine Moore Mackey Rosa ‘Gertrude Jekyll’ Botanical


Sue Van Coppenhagen Rhododendron Loderi Gold Floral
Sue Van Coppenhagen Snowdrops and Scarlet Elf Cups Silver Gilt Floral
Nicola Lynch Morrin Peoney – unfinished leave to be painted Floral
Barbara Burke castor oil leaf detail papercut Floral
Barbara Burke Lilly leaf detail papercut Floral
carmel fenlon ‘Hope Meadow’ Silver Floral
Trish Maher-Hogan Castanea / chestnuts Floral
Kathrine Geoghegan Winter Fern Silver Floral
Nicola Lynch Morrin Single minded Floral
Trish Maher-Hogan Allium cepa / white onion Silver Floral
Anne McLeod Japanese anemones in the mist. – Best in Category Winner Gold Floral
Jacinta Hughes Viburnum opulus / Guelder Rose with Garden Spider Floral
Jacinta Hughes Cedrus atlantica / Atlas Cedar with Wasp Floral
carmel fenlon ‘Sunflower Meadow 1, Bronze Floral
Kathrine Geoghegan Tarmonbarry Bog Cotton Floral
Anne McLeod Yellow flag. Floral
Fionnuala Broughan Garden Ivies Floral
Ingrid Nolan Old and New Floral
Pauline Scott Spring Blooms 2021 Floral
Cróna Gallagher ‘Dreamers’ Floral
Yvonne Molony O Caoimh Scented Shooting Star Floral
Kate Power An Sceach Gheal Floral
Pauline Scott Summer Blooms  2020 Floral
Cróna Gallagher ‘Juno’ Floral
yvonne moran Iris Floral
Kate Power Bellis Perennis, Daisy, Nóinín Floral
Yvonne Molony O Caoimh Iris Floral
Maureen Phelan Danse du Feu Floral

A.O.I.F.A. Floral Art Winners

Name Class Name Award  Club
Class 1
Marian Bentley This Radiant Season Gold Naul Gardening & Flower Club
Megumi Doody This Radiant Season Silver Gilt Sutton Floral Art
Caroline Stewart This Radiant Season Silver Co Wexford Flower & Garden Club
Sylvia Smith This Radiant Season Silver Trim Floral Art  Club
Judith Clarke This Radiant Season Bronze South Dublin Flower Club
Frances Coyne This Radiant Season Bronze Frances Flowers
Class 2
Kathleen Barrett Phenomenal Forms Silver Limerick Flower & Garden Club
Maura Quirke Phenomenal Forms Naul Gardening & Flower Club
Helen Mullany Phenomenal Forms Cork Flower Club
Christopher White Phenomenal Forms Bronze Naul Gardening & Flower Club
Marion McGee Phenomenal Forms Monaghan Flower & Gardening Club
Avril Maher Phenomenal Forms Naas Flower Club
Maeve Duke Phenomenal Forms Doddervale Flower Club
Dolores Hand Phenomenal Forms Silver Naul Gardening & Flower Club
Brenda Joyce Phenomenal Forms Bronze Doddervale Flower Club
Elizabeth Kenny Phenomenal Forms Silver Gilt Co Wexford Flower & Garden Club
Monica Ionescu Phenomenal Forms Bronze
Harumi Langford Phenomenal Forms Silver Gilt South Dublin Flower Club
Maureen Fagan Phenomenal Forms Gold – Best in Category Winner Maynooth Flower & Garden Club
Ann Marie Wright Phenomenal Forms Co Sligo Flower & Garden Club
Class 3
Margaret Quinn Another World Bronze North Dublin Flower Club
Karen Robinson Another World Gold Co Wexford Flower & Garden Club
Eileen Fair Another World Galway Flower & Garden Club
Lorraine O’Brien Another World South Dublin Flower Club
Therese Kilcullen Another World South Dublin Flower Club
Marie Dodrill Another World Silver Sutton Floral Art
Kathleen Lynch Another World Co Sligo Flower & Garden Club
Paula Hore Another World Silver Co Wexford Flower & Garden Club
Christopher White Another World Naul Gardening & Flower Club
Ann Hester Another World Bronze Cork Flower Club
Candy Holten Another World Silver Gilt Ardee Flower Club
Angela Heffron Another World Bronze Cobh Flower & Horticulture Club
Monica Ionescu Another World
Class 4
Bridget Morley Unbridled Joy Galway Flower & Garden Club
Ann Clifford Unbridled Joy Gold Doddervale Flower Club
Ann Hester Unbridled Joy Cork Flower Club
Marion McGee Unbridled Joy Monaghan Flower & Gardening Club
Margaret Quinn Unbridled Joy Silver North Dublin Flower Club
Brenda Joyce Unbridled Joy Bronze Doddervale Flower Club
Marie O’Leary Unbridled Joy Silver Gilt Castledermot Flower Club
Christine Foley Unbridled Joy Silver Gilt Navan Floral Art Group