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Weigela Eurotrial progress report for the hardy nursery stock sector

Dr. Paul Fitter provides insight into Weigela trials conducted in Ireland, which started in 2008 but which were never completed due to the untimely...
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Five lessons learned

Retail consultant, Liam Kelly, reflects on the past seasons and shares the top fives lessons for all retail garden centres With the bulk of the...
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HC Print Summer 2015

Contents NEWS 04 HORTICULTURE NEWS BORD BIA 08 Industry Updates EVENTS 11 Horticulture Trade Events REVIEW 13 BOOK REVIEW Natalie McGettigan reviews ‘The Irish Garden' 15 NATIONAL LANDSCAPE...

Maximising your surface

Eamon Kealy, turfgrass specialist and lecturer in horticulture at the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown, details how return on investment in artificial playing surfaces can...
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Two point perspective

Respected plantsmen, Jimi Blake, and John Joe Costin present two perspectives on the quality of plants and planting design at this year's Bloom in...
Photo 6-The brilliant white fl owers of Gladiolus candidus with the pink blooms of Balsam (Impatiens balsamina) in the background. Photo taken in the Dhofar mountains during the Khareef

Oman botanic gardens

Dr. Darach Lupton writes on creating an oasis for native plant conservation in Oman Throughout their history botanic gardens have had a variety of changing...
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National design survey

Barry Lupton shares data from the recent survey carried out in conjunction with HortiTrends.ie Sincere thanks to all who took the time to complete the...
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All the latest news from Bord Bia

NATIONAL STRAWBERRY WEEK According to Kantar Worldpanel, there was a 14% increase in the retail value of strawberry sales to consumers in the 35 to...
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Summer 2015 – Horticulture news

HORTITRENDS LEADING TRADE VISIT TO GROOTGROENPLUS, HOLLAND Linked to their recent membership of the European Horticulture Network (EHN) www.hortinet.eu, HortiTrends will lead a group of...
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Building landscapes and relations

Landscape cost estimating specialist, Colm Kenny explores the rarely discussed domain of landscape customer service and shares some expert insight on best practice As the...

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