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Super Garden judge Brian Burke on his Bloom garden design

Award-winning garden designer and Woodie’s garden expert Brian Burke has returned to Bord Bia Bloom in the Phoenix Park with a stunning show garden.

Over the past two years, many of us have found a new appreciation for our homes and our outdoor spaces. With this in mind, Burke’s design shows nature fans how to create an outdoor extension of our calming indoor space.

Entitled ‘Seomra Eile’ (Another Room), the design depicts the garden as an extension of a contemporary home, with a natural flow from inside to outside.

“We never lose the opportunity to throw in a bit of Irish,” Brian says proudly, standing in front of his show-stopping design in the Phoenix Park.

“It’s prompted by our experiences over the past couple of years, we saw a lot of people taking on DIY projects at home,” he continues. “During the restrictions we realised that, no matter how much

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Historic Hudson Valley Estate Hits Market for $25 Million

(Bloomberg) — One of the most expensive homes ever listed in the Hudson Valley is for sale for $25 million.

When Suzy Welch bought her Red Hook, N.Y., mansion in March 2020, it was, she says, “a complicated time.”

For most people, she continues, the dominant preoccupation was Covid-19, which was just making its way into the global consciousness. Welch’s husband Jack Welch, the influential former chief executive officer of General Electric Co., had just died, “and I was looking for a place to go and process that,” says Welch, an author, TV commentator, and business journalist.

As the pandemic dragged on, the mansion became the primary residence for Welch and her family. Welch slowly updated and renovated the 16,600 square-foot structure, set on 290 acres overlooking the Hudson River, with the help of interior decorator Bunny Williams.

Now, with the Covid-era behind her and a teaching job at NYU

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