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Noeleen Smyth thinks we should take the Chelsea Flower Show’s lead and just let it grow!.   Having trained in both horticulture at Teagasc National Botanic...

Time to think like a tree

Terry O’Regan issues a call for urban landscapers to rethink current tree planting guidelines... A recent post from MEP Ciarán Cuffe of the Green Party...

Back in Bloom

What a great start to the summer! Bord Bia Bloom returned to its rightful home at the heart of the Phoenix Park for the...

Dirty Diesel

Mark O’Loughlin casts an eye over the ecological and economic issues facing fleet management.   I was down the yard the other day when all of...

The carbon footprint of food

Teagasc’s Dr Lael Walsh and Loren Lane ask what do we know about the environmental footprint of local and imported fruit and vegetables   With increasingly...

Bord Bia Bloom 2022

Patricia Tyrell makes a welcome return to Ireland’s largest gardening festival...   It is so exciting to see that Bloom is back and normality has returned....

‘Sustainability is a responsibility and an opportunity’, says FSI’s Jeroen Oudheusden at SAF webinar

Adopting sustainable practises is not only good for the environment but also presents marketing opportunities, Jeroen Oudheusden, executive officer of the Floriculture Sustainability Initiative, said...

New award category for GLAS 2022 announced

Brand new for GLAS 2022 is the Supplier of the Year Award. Held in association with Growtrade.ie, the Supplier of the Year award-winner will...

See you at GLAS but first

Research from our event partners Bord Bia shows that the value of the gardening market grew from €0.8bn pre-pandemic to €1.5bn by the end...

AIPH Announces Second World Ornamental Horticulture Summit

Following the success of the inaugural World Ornamental Horticulture Summit in 2019 in Beijing, the second Summit invites professionals from around the world to...

A trade show for growers and breeders: PLANTARIUM|GROEN-Direkt

For two days, the product of growers and breeders will be central at this AIPH-approved International Horticultural Trade Exhibition. The new trade exhibition is the...
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LANDSCAPE

Back in Bloom

What a great start to the summer! Bord Bia Bloom returned to its rightful home at the heart of the Phoenix Park for the...

New award category for GLAS 2022 announced

Brand new for GLAS 2022 is the Supplier of the Year Award. Held in association with Growtrade.ie, the Supplier of the Year award-winner will...

GARDEN RETAIL

‘Sustainability is a responsibility and an opportunity’, says FSI’s Jeroen Oudheusden at SAF webinar

Adopting sustainable practises is not only good for the environment but also presents marketing opportunities, Jeroen Oudheusden, executive officer of the Floriculture Sustainability Initiative, said...

New award category for GLAS 2022 announced

Brand new for GLAS 2022 is the Supplier of the Year Award. Held in association with Growtrade.ie, the Supplier of the Year award-winner will...

ORNAMENTALS

Seed meets Technology

At week 39 in September, the Seed Valley area opens again its doors for her customers. Besides the open field days at a number...

New award category for GLAS 2022 announced

Brand new for GLAS 2022 is the Supplier of the Year Award. Held in association with Growtrade.ie, the Supplier of the Year award-winner will...

FRESH PRODUCE

The carbon footprint of food

Teagasc’s Dr Lael Walsh and Loren Lane ask what do we know about the environmental footprint of local and imported fruit and vegetables   With increasingly...

Bord Bia Bloom 2022

There was so much to see and do at Bord Bia Bloom 2022. Here’s a brief recap of Bloom in numbers: Over 110,000 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

Successful Kildalton 50th Open Day

The Teagasc Kildalton Agriculture, Horticulture and Equine College in Piltown county Kilkenny open its doors and its gates to thousands of visitors on Saturday,...

CAFRE student announced as Pam Pointer Award for Horticulture winner

College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) student, Jamie Gault has recently been announced as a recipient of the Pam Pointer Award in recognition of...

ENVIRONMENT

Long-term energy outlook: what should horticulture prepare for?

In a feature published in FloraCulture International in June 2022, Horticultural energy consultants Tim Pratt and John Swain try to predict how fuel prices...

Global Green City Forum

AIPH is proud to announce the launch of the highly anticipated Global Green City Forum- a global centre of Green City excellence, a focal...

MACHINERY

New award category for GLAS 2022 announced

Brand new for GLAS 2022 is the Supplier of the Year Award. Held in association with Growtrade.ie, the Supplier of the Year award-winner will...

Hartpury maximises efficiency after switching to John Deere

Embracing electric and improving efficiency were two of the standout reasons why Hartpury College and University turned to John Deere when it needed a...