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Glanbia CountryLife has launched its first ever Plant Pink campaign in all 14 of its award-winning garden centres across Leinster and Munster. It wants everyone to buy a special Pink Dianthus, to become more breast cancer aware and to support the fundraising drive. CountryLife will donate €2 to Breast Cancer Ireland for every limited edition Pink Dianthus sold. Members of the public can also support the initiative by logging on to the store’s website, www.countrylife.ie Pictured at the campaign launch at Glanbia CountryLife in Castlecomer, Kilkenny, were Jess Kelly, Glanbia CountryLife; Teresa Walsh, Horticulturalist at Glanbia CountryLife in Castlecomer and Nuala Young, Young Nurseries in Co Limerick.

Plant Pink and raise funds for Breast Cancer Ireland, Glanbia CountryLife urges

Gardeners and plant-lovers are being urged to ‘Plant Pink’ over the coming months in an all-out effort to raise awareness of and needed funds...
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Bord Bia’s London office Brexit update: 13th – 19th April

Alison Ryan, London Office, Bord Bia – Irish Food Board Key events this week: Jeremy Corbyn has said Brexit talks with the government are stalling because...
Berg Hortimotive

Benomic S-line series of mobile scissor lifts for tomato cultivation

In response to new directives and regulations in the field of safety, Berg Hortimotive (De Lier, NL) has completely re-engineered its Benomic range of...
EIP launch

Minister Creed launches publication and exhibition on EIP/locally led Environmental schemes in Ireland

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., today launched an exhibition and a publication highlighting the wide variety of projects being...
The Perennial Garden

First Irish Medal at RHS Flower Show Cardiff 2019

Designed by Irish garden designer Peter Donegan and constructed by Burnham Landscaping, the contemporary garden was created to help mark the garden charities the...
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Forest Management Walks; see management in action!

A nationwide series of forest walks will take place from 29 April to 10 May focusing on the management of young forests. These events...

Make your brand upwardly mobile – Bord Bia

Mairead Mc Keown, Librarian & Information Specialist, Bord Bia – Irish Food Board Are you an Irish supplier who wants to make it easier for...
brexit

Bord Bia’s London Office Brexit update: 6th – 12th April

Alison Ryan, London Office, Bord Bia – Irish Food Board Key events this week: Brexit has been delayed until October 31 after a six-hour summit of...
CAFRE horticulture students help prepare Hillsborough gardens for grand re-opening

CAFRE horticulture students help prepare Hillsborough gardens for grand re-opening

Imagine Callum Burnside’s surprise when he met Prince Charles in the Walled Garden at Hillsborough Castle. Callum is a 1st-year Foundation Degree Horticulture Student at CAFRE and...
Picture Philip Bromwell

Hope being supplied by the young – Stiofán Nutty

The growing threats of Climate Change and biodiversity loss depress me but during March, I’ve been lifted by the energy and fight shown by...

Elements of Change Festival

Reimagining our future to sustain happier, healthier communities With the challenges facing us, many movements, organisations and individuals are calling for sustainable change. Alongside global...










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The Perennial Garden

First Irish Medal at RHS Flower Show Cardiff 2019

Designed by Irish garden designer Peter Donegan and constructed by Burnham Landscaping, the contemporary garden was created to help mark the garden charities the...
SALTEX exhibitors are reporting a high conversion rate from leads they generated at the 2018 show.

SALTEX exhibitors still converting leads

Five months on from SALTEX 2018 and exhibitors are still reporting a high conversion rate from leads they generated at last year’s show. SALTEX...

GARDEN RETAIL

Glanbia CountryLife has launched its first ever Plant Pink campaign in all 14 of its award-winning garden centres across Leinster and Munster. It wants everyone to buy a special Pink Dianthus, to become more breast cancer aware and to support the fundraising drive. CountryLife will donate €2 to Breast Cancer Ireland for every limited edition Pink Dianthus sold. Members of the public can also support the initiative by logging on to the store’s website, www.countrylife.ie Pictured at the campaign launch at Glanbia CountryLife in Castlecomer, Kilkenny, were Jess Kelly, Glanbia CountryLife; Teresa Walsh, Horticulturalist at Glanbia CountryLife in Castlecomer and Nuala Young, Young Nurseries in Co Limerick.

Plant Pink and raise funds for Breast Cancer Ireland, Glanbia CountryLife urges

Gardeners and plant-lovers are being urged to ‘Plant Pink’ over the coming months in an all-out effort to raise awareness of and needed funds...
brexit-referendum-uk-1468255044bIX

Bord Bia’s London office Brexit update: 13th – 19th April

Alison Ryan, London Office, Bord Bia – Irish Food Board Key events this week: Jeremy Corbyn has said Brexit talks with the government are stalling because...

ORNAMENTALS

Glanbia CountryLife has launched its first ever Plant Pink campaign in all 14 of its award-winning garden centres across Leinster and Munster. It wants everyone to buy a special Pink Dianthus, to become more breast cancer aware and to support the fundraising drive. CountryLife will donate €2 to Breast Cancer Ireland for every limited edition Pink Dianthus sold. Members of the public can also support the initiative by logging on to the store’s website, www.countrylife.ie Pictured at the campaign launch at Glanbia CountryLife in Castlecomer, Kilkenny, were Jess Kelly, Glanbia CountryLife; Teresa Walsh, Horticulturalist at Glanbia CountryLife in Castlecomer and Nuala Young, Young Nurseries in Co Limerick.

Plant Pink and raise funds for Breast Cancer Ireland, Glanbia CountryLife urges

Gardeners and plant-lovers are being urged to ‘Plant Pink’ over the coming months in an all-out effort to raise awareness of and needed funds...
Group photo of the AIPH Sustainability Conference speakers and panel guests: Back left to right: Peter Vaughan, Jose van der Klauw, Jeroen Oudheusden, Middle row left to right: Johan Thans, Dr David Bek, Brett Avery, Elise Wieringa, Tim Briercliffe, Bottom left to right: Professor Charles Hall, Sven Hoping, Martin Simmons.

Key industry stakeholder discuss plastics in ornamental horticulture

On 2nd April 2019, the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) brought together key industry players in the coastal town of Noordwijk, the Netherlands, for...

FRESH PRODUCE

brexit-referendum-uk-1468255044bIX

Bord Bia’s London office Brexit update: 13th – 19th April

Alison Ryan, London Office, Bord Bia – Irish Food Board Key events this week: Jeremy Corbyn has said Brexit talks with the government are stalling because...
Berg Hortimotive

Benomic S-line series of mobile scissor lifts for tomato cultivation

In response to new directives and regulations in the field of safety, Berg Hortimotive (De Lier, NL) has completely re-engineered its Benomic range of...

SPORTS TURF

SALTEX exhibitors are reporting a high conversion rate from leads they generated at the 2018 show.

SALTEX exhibitors still converting leads

Five months on from SALTEX 2018 and exhibitors are still reporting a high conversion rate from leads they generated at last year’s show. SALTEX...
Nowlan Park wins GAA County Pitch of the Year 2018

Nowlan Park wins GAA County Pitch of the Year 2018

Nowlan Park, Kilkenny, has received their 2018 GAA County Pitch of the Year Award, sponsored by Campey Turf Care Systems. As part of their prize, the...

EDUCATION

CAFRE horticulture students help prepare Hillsborough gardens for grand re-opening

CAFRE horticulture students help prepare Hillsborough gardens for grand re-opening

Imagine Callum Burnside’s surprise when he met Prince Charles in the Walled Garden at Hillsborough Castle. Callum is a 1st-year Foundation Degree Horticulture Student at CAFRE and...
Teagasc Careers in Horticulture Open Day

Teagasc careers in horticulture open day

The annual Teagasc Careers in Horticulture Open Day event was held on 7 March in the new education building where Teagasc operates in the...

ENVIRONMENT

EIP launch

Minister Creed launches publication and exhibition on EIP/locally led Environmental schemes in Ireland

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., today launched an exhibition and a publication highlighting the wide variety of projects being...
ForestPic110119-650x432

Forest Management Walks; see management in action!

A nationwide series of forest walks will take place from 29 April to 10 May focusing on the management of young forests. These events...
Picture Philip Bromwell

Hope being supplied by the young – Stiofán Nutty

The growing threats of Climate Change and biodiversity loss depress me but during March, I’ve been lifted by the energy and fight shown by...

MACHINERY

SALTEX exhibitors are reporting a high conversion rate from leads they generated at the 2018 show.

SALTEX exhibitors still converting leads

Five months on from SALTEX 2018 and exhibitors are still reporting a high conversion rate from leads they generated at last year’s show. SALTEX...
SALTEX continues to attract renowned industry exhibitors.

SALTEX continues to attract renowned industry exhibitors

Now in its 74th year, SALTEX is growing from strength to strength in its NEC home. In fact, already 70 percent of the SALTEX...

Camsaw announced as Pellenc distributor in Ireland

Etesia UK has announced a new partnership with Camsaw Ltd, which will see the County Laois based business exclusively distribute Pellenc battery powered equipment throughout the...