23January2018

Concept Show Garden at Bloom 2015 - Our Origin is Green

The garden concept for ‘Our Origin is Green’ has developed from a Celtic knot design of two dogs found in the Book of Durrow. Celtic design has been a source of inspiration for designers and crafts people for many centuries. The application to Landscape has often been through a rustic style. The purpose of this garden is to demonstrate Celtic design through the use of modern Irish materials. The layout provides the garden user the opportunity to reflect and emerge on to a secure seating area. The path taken to this point can be on a secure path or over water by stepping stones. This journey represents the various paths Irish people have had to travel in the last decade, with the end result being a confident and modern Ireland.

A piece of sculpture named ‘Copes’ is positioned over the edge of the lower water feature. This combines the human figure with elements from Nature. This piece is about taking a moment to
reflect on yourself and your surroundings, something that many Irish people have had to do in recent years.

The aim of the garden is to demonstrate an emerging confident Ireland post its recent reflective period.

Name: Jane McCorkell
Company: Jane McCorkell Landscapes
Address: Jane McCorkell Landscapes
Bramley Cottage
The Rath Farm
Kilsallaghan
Co. Meath
T: 087 6839520
@: jane@janemccorkelllandscape.ie

Jane McCorkell is a Landscape Architect and Landscape Horticultural Consultant. She has received recognition for her work with Six Gold Medals from Bloom in 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013, along with a Best in Category Award 2010,2012 and 2013. She has also received an Award of Merit for a Private Garden from the ALCI 2010. Her work has been widely published by Homes and Garden, The Book of Gardens, Passie Voor Tuinen, The Garden Design Journal, Horticulture Weekly, The Irish Times, and many other Irish Newspapers and Publications. Practice Clients include Keelings, Bord na Mona, Tobermore Concrete, Meath County Council, Volkswagan, Kraft Foods, and many more. ‘My aim is to create beautifully stylish and elegant gardens for people to enjoy for many years into the future. By combining high quality landscape materials and finishes, and never sacrificing design principles, the designed landscape can become a very exciting and rewarding place to be. It is important for ...(View profile)

Source: Bloom - Concept Show Garden at Bloom 2015 - Our Origin is Green

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