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Autumn 2014 – Horticulture News

IOH ACHIEVES CHARTERED STATUS In July 2014 the new Chartered Institute of Horticulture (CIH) came into being. It replaced the Institute of Horticulture (IoH), which...
GREAT GARDENS ARE EFFORTLESS, OR AT LEAST THEY APPEAR TO BE SO. THEY DRAW YOU IN, FLOOD THE SENSES, LEADING THE EYE AND MIND THROUGH AN INTENDED NARRATIvE. GREAT GARDENS CREATE LASTING MEMORIES. THE EFFORTLESSNESS OF JANE’S 2012 GARDEN TELLS MANY STORIES, NOT LEAST OF WHICH WAS THE AMOUNT OF WORK PUT IN TO CREATE IT.

How to design and build a show stopper

HORTICULTURECONNECTED talks to the experts Creating a gold medal-winning show garden requires many things: time, energy, skill, knowledge, experience, determination, creativity, commitment, a thick skin...

Landscape contracts: the small prints – Colm Kenny

Landscape estimating specialist Colm Kenny explains the important role landscape contracts play in underpinning quality, equity and profits and why their use and misuse...

A long story – Barry Lupton

Barry Lupton interviews Mark Long Living Flavours was one of Irish horticulture’s success stories. The product of hard work, determination, innovation and nerve, its rise...
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How we allocate the budget – Mike Neary

Mike Neary, Manager of Horticulture at Bord Bia, explains how Bord Bia’s horticulture budget is allocated across various initiatives, events and programmes Bord Bia’s role...
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Tree specification – The basics – John Murphy

In the first of a series of articles, John Murphy, respected nurseryman, and owner of Annaveigh Plants addresses a growing knowledge deficit by getting...

Let’s get Ireland growing – Sandra Doran

Sandra Doran explains how Irish garden retailers are uniting under the direction of Retail Excellence Ireland (REI) to deliver world-class standards REI was approached last...

Céad Mĺle Fáilte – Rachel Doyle

On behalf of Ireland’s extended horticultural family, HORTICULTURE CONNECTED is delighted to welcome garden retailers from around the world for the 2014 Garden Centre...
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On the inside looking out – Liam Kelly

Garden retail expert, Liam Kelly explains how observing best practice from other retail sectors can be inspiring, motivating and ultimately profitable Perhaps more than any...

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