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I Want a Garden RTÉ One, Weekdays, 1.50pm (Repeat)

"I wanted to introduce some magic and create a garden that reflects the new developments inside the home". Diarmuid

Dimensions: 85ft long x 35ft wide

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The Hoffman Family

Dubliners David and Kathy Hoffman moved into their Blackrock home 3 years ago. Having modernised their home extensively and wanted a contemporary Diarmuid Gavin garden to match it.

They set Diarmuid a budget of ¤40,000 to create their dream garden.

 

The Garden

Dimensions: 85ft long x 35ft wide

Diarmuid was challenged by the location but felt that the garden in its current state was "a big uninviting scene - a runway of lawn, a wide open space that you are almost wary of going into".


Diarmuid's Challenge

Diarmuid felt that the challenge was to create a garden that's a "journey - leading people through different areas until they find the perfect haven". He ultimately wanted to "introduce some magic and create a garden that reflects the new developments inside the home"

In keeping with the contemporary nature this garden features a "mixture of trees, shrubs and architectural foliage, occasionally sparkling with vibrant, lush almost sub - tropical flowers."


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Plants

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