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Change of careers leads to the home of golf for John Deere award winner

A dramatic change of careers paid off for SRUC student Ben Matthews, after his tutors unanimously named him the winner of this year’s HNC...

UK News: ‘Wonder Weevil’ released in fight against invasive floating pennywort

In a world-first, South American weevils have been released in England to fight against the invasive non-native species floating pennywort, as part of the...

RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year 2022 shortlist announced

Twenty new plants have been shortlisted for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year competition. The annual award celebrates the work of...

Enable Ireland goes to Bord Bia Bloom

Disability Charity Highlights Vital Respite Services in Show Garden at Bloom Enable Ireland is entering a show garden at Bord Bia Bloom inspired by its...

World potato congress 2022: team behind harvesteye to showcase crop insights innovation

HARVESTEYE - a machine-learning driven crop insights tool - is heading to the World Potato Congress at the end of May, as it continues to...

Community and sustainability at the heart of Cill Ulta Glasshouse redevelopment

The state agency responsible for the economic, social and cultural development of the Gaeltacht, Údarás na Gaeltachta, has welcomed the launch of the Cill...

€20.6 million bog conservation project unveiled as Biodiversity Week is launched

The €20.6 million LIFE IP Wild Atlantic Nature project was officially launched today in Ballycroy, Co. Mayo by Minister of State for Heritage and...

National Biodiversity Week 2022 launched with 100+ events across the country

Over 100 events are set to take place across the country as part of ‘National Biodiversity Week 2022’, which is coordinated by the Irish...

Gardening Together release practical gardening guide

Gardening Together is inspired by and written for the new generation of lockdown gardeners. Confined to home, many people have found solace and relief in...

Minister launches Teagasc Kildalton 50th anniversary open day

Kildalton College in South Kilkenny will hold a major open day on Saturday, 25th of June this year. Today, Wednesday 11 May, Martin Heydon...

ISNA Plant Fair returns to Airfield Estate

Airfield Estate will host its now annual Plant Fair, run in conjunction with the Irish Specialist Nursery Association on Sunday 22nd May and 28th...
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€20.6 million bog conservation project unveiled as Biodiversity Week is launched

The €20.6 million LIFE IP Wild Atlantic Nature project was officially launched today in Ballycroy, Co. Mayo by Minister of State for Heritage and...

Submissions now open for Landscape Institute’s 2022 awards

Landscape projects that address climate change, habitat restoration and biodiversity loss and those that promote health and wellbeing can now enter the renowned Landscape...

GARDEN RETAIL

HTA announces new vice-president

The UK's Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) has announced the appointment of Alan Down as vice-president. Alan, who is hugely experienced in commercial horticulture, has worked...

UNICHEM are seeking a sales representative to join their team

Unichem have been a leading distributor for major brands across the gardening, horticulture, golf and amenity sectors for over 50 years. Established in 1972, Unichem...

ORNAMENTALS

HTA announces new vice-president

The UK's Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) has announced the appointment of Alan Down as vice-president. Alan, who is hugely experienced in commercial horticulture, has worked...

ISNA Plant Fair returns to Airfield Estate

Airfield Estate will host its now annual Plant Fair, run in conjunction with the Irish Specialist Nursery Association on Sunday 22nd May and 28th...

FRESH PRODUCE

Next tranche of Organic Processing Investment grant scheme opens

Minister of State of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Senator Pippa Hackett announced today that the next tranche of the Organic...

Healthy Horticulture area returns to Balmoral

The ever-popular Healthy Horticulture area will return to the Balmoral Show where this informative and vibrant area highlights the importance of horticulture in NI. Visitors...

SPORTS TURF

Change of careers leads to the home of golf for John Deere award winner

A dramatic change of careers paid off for SRUC student Ben Matthews, after his tutors unanimously named him the winner of this year’s HNC...

DLF among the list of “20 Most Climate Friendly Companies 2021”

Global seed company, DLF, has been recognised as one of the 20 most climate friendly companies by European Seed Magazine. For many years, DLF have...

EDUCATION

Minister launches Teagasc Kildalton 50th anniversary open day

Kildalton College in South Kilkenny will hold a major open day on Saturday, 25th of June this year. Today, Wednesday 11 May, Martin Heydon...

HSA launches health and safety course for seasonal workers in horticulture

This online course is suitable for seasonal workers, students, and anybody working in horticulture on a part-time or full-time basis. It is also a...

ENVIRONMENT

EPA publishes guidelines on Environmental Impact Assessment Reports

The Guidelines are primarily intended to be an authoritative reference to those preparing Environmental Impact Assessment Reports (EIARs) for projects covered by the EIA...

Tackling invasive alien species, north and south

he National Biodiversity Data Centre and Northern Ireland Environment Agency jointly launch two new invasive species websites during Invasive Species Week 2022. The National Biodiversity...

MACHINERY

Change of careers leads to the home of golf for John Deere award winner

A dramatic change of careers paid off for SRUC student Ben Matthews, after his tutors unanimously named him the winner of this year’s HNC...

World potato congress 2022: team behind harvesteye to showcase crop insights innovation

HARVESTEYE - a machine-learning driven crop insights tool - is heading to the World Potato Congress at the end of May, as it continues to...