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Euro-trial report: Hibiscus – Paul Fitters

Paul Fitters reports on the results of a three-year Euro- trial that compared 56 Hibiscus syriacus cultivars for general performance From 2016 to 2018, 56...
CARBON CAPTURE AND SEQUESTRATION TECHNOLOGIES WILL BE REQUIRED ALONG WITH EMISSION REDUCTIONS IF IRELAND IS TO MEET DEMANDING CLIMATE TARGETS.

The climate change solution underfoot – Brian Murphy

Dr Brian Murphy discusses how gardeners, landscapers and growers all have a part to play in locking up carbon Irish soil might be the unsung...

A beginner’s guide to Rewilding – Féidhlim Harty

Féidhlim Harty describes how ‘rewilding’ can produce landscapes with an abundance of plant and wildlife with opportunities for people to thrive socially and economically We...
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Preventative Measures – DAFM

The COVID-19 global outbreak is showing the world how adopting preventive measures is essential to secure countries from the introduction and spread of devastating...
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All the latest news from Bord Bia

Mix it up with Mushrooms from Europe An application for more EU co-funded mushroom promotion in the UK, Ireland and (for the first time), Germany...
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All the latest news from Teagasc

Ornamental industry – Another turbulent season to navigate The recent travel restrictions of COVID 19 greatly limited our activities but did not limit the desire...
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All the latest news from DAFM

Our Garden – The Great Escape of COVID-19 The Covid-19 pandemic has been an immensely difficult time for people living in Ireland and around the...
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Design lessons from a pandemic – Patricia Tyrell

Patricia Tyrell speaks to fellow GLDA members on their thoughts during the lockdown and on the future of horticulture post-COVID 19 As lockdown came into...
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Hygeia’s nature safe range and BioGold Vigor

After the recent rainfall, now is the ideal time to put goodness back in soils and also provide plants with all the nutrient requirements...
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Brexit and CITES – Noeleen Smyth

Noeleen Smyth explains how Brexit will impact the import and export of rare plants between the UK and Ireland The UK Government’s formal rejection in...