Potted bulbs give you a feeling of spring. They’re flowers that emerge from their bulbs bursting with energy and colour. In February it’s often still too cold to see the bulbs that you planted in the garden in autumn emerge from the ground. But there’s a handy solution to this: potted bulb products, which are widely available in February thanks to the grower’s skill.  Potted bulbs bring an early spring to the garden and the living room. When the first warm… Read more »

The attractive shape, strong look and easy care makes Ficus very suitable for students, offices, public spaces and plant lovers with little time or a lack of green fingers!   Beautiful leaves and an attractive structure make Ficus one of the most popular houseplants and indoor trees around. The plant is a member of the Moraceae (mulberry) family, which also includes the fig, rubber plant and hop plant. Care tips  ● Ficus requires a light position. The more variegated the… Read more »

A new year, a new beginning. The tulip is ideal for welcoming in the new year with its brilliant colours and varied appearance. If you gave someone a tulip in the sixteenth century, you were giving them a fortune.  In those days the flower was incredibly popular and a speculative trade in tulip bulbs developed. You could buy a whole canalside house in Amsterdam for the price of one tulip bulb in those days. A nice bunch of tulips now… Read more »

Join us once again for our annual Christmas shopping night! Enjoy holiday nibbles and drinks while you shop, with 20% off all giftware and decorations all day. Christmas flower arranging workshop from 7-9pm, choose your trimmings and let our florists help you create a holiday candle arrangement. For more information ring 021 428 7404.

We have got an opportunity available for an intern/work experience here at Bloomsday in Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork. Full floristry training will be given, no experience necessary but interest and aptitude are essential. Would be ideal for someone with a passion for flowers, styling, and/or weddings. Days and times are flexible. Email info@bloomsday.ie with expression of interest and contact details. Please share if you know anyone with an interest!

Come visit us at the Spectacular Vintage Wedding Fair this weekend at the Ambassador Hotel in Military Hill in Cork City! We’ll have some of our wedding work on display, as well as be on hand to answer any questions and check our availability for 2014. The event is on from 10am to 5pm on both Saturday and Sunday, hope you’ll stop by to say hello!

Lots of fresh flowers, flowering plants, and Easter decorations and gifts in the shop to celebrate the Easter holiday! We will be open on Good Friday 9am to 6pm, Holy Saturday 10am to 5pm, and closed on Easter Monday.  We will be open again at 9am Tuesday morning. Have a happy and peaceful Easter weekend!

  Valentine’s Giveaway! We are giving away a fantastic Valentine package…a bouquet of one dozen long stemmed red roses beautifully arranged and wrapped, along with a box of Lily O’Brien’s Irish chocolates, and a pair of rose glass stud earrings and rose resin ring by Ruby Robin Boutique! A wonderful gift for your honey bunny or hoard it all for yourself! Simply LIKE Bloomsday Flowers and SHARE the image on Facebook to enter! Click on the Facebook link in the… Read more »