Gary Graham, returns to Supergarden for the 5th year, and is the originator and manager of Ireland's Largest Garden Festival - Bloom.
He has trained in the National Botanic Gardens Glasnevin and in the Chicago Botanic Gardens. He is experienced in garden design, landscape contracting, interior landscaping, garden centre retailing and in the management of horticultural enterprises.
Gary has played a key role in the development of the Irish horticultural sector in his work with Bord Bia over the last ten years.
Gary is excited about the partnership between Bloom and Super Garden as he sees it as a huge opportunity for budding garden designers to show the industry what they've got.
Paddy Gleeson - Judge, returns to Supergarden for his 5th year as judge. After receiving a diploma in horticulture with distinction from the National Botanic Gardens, Paddy went on to graduated from UCD with a B.Ag.Sc.Hort honours degree four years later.
He held the position of National Nursery Specialist for over 25 years with Teagasc (The Irish Agricultural & Food Development Authority). Now retired he is the acting Head Horticultural Consultant to Woodies DIY & Garden Centres, mainly focusing on training and advising a team of over 40 horticulturalists. Paddy admits the standard of gardens in Supergarden has grown year on year, and is expecting great things from this years designers.