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Sunday, February 25, 2024
PETER DONEGAN

Sodcast

Barry Lupton interviews Peter Donegan Generally speaking, most industry folks agree that gardening coverage on TV and radio in Ireland is pretty poor and this...
Butterflies and a book

Small change

The (sort of) Butterfly Effect at work in the garden retail sector Retailing at its most basic is about the product, the display, the people...
TERRY O'REGAN (LANDSCAPE ALLIANCE), MINISTER JIMMY DENIHAN, MARTIN COLREADY, (DEPARTMENT OF ARTS, HERITAGE AND THE GAELTACHT), URSULA MACPHERSON (PRESIDENT OF MOUNTAINEERING IRELAND) CONOR NEWMAN (CHAIRPERSON OF THE HERITAGE COUNCIL)

National Landscape Forum 2015

Terry O’Regan shares the keys points from the recent National Landscape Forum Organised in a short timeframe to promote interest in and energise the implementation...
Natalie McGettigan

‘The Irish Garden’

Natalie McGettigan reviews ‘The Irish Garden’ by Jane Powers, with photographs by Jonathan Hession (Frances Lincoln £40.00) This handsome book, features almost 60 Irish gardens,...
MIKE NEARY

Fresh figures show promise and opportunity

Mike Neary, Manager of Horticulture with Bord Bia, shares findings from a recent Kantar research report into the retail fresh product market. Kantar Worldpanel recently...
HC_Spring2015

HC Print Spring 2015

Contents NEWS 04 HORTICULTURE NEWS BORD BIA 08 Industry Updates RETAIL 12 SHARED VISION, SHARED FUNDING, SHARED PROFITS David Fitzsimons, CEO of Retail Excellence Ireland, explains how GroMór, a shared industry promotion,...
money

National horticulture wage survey

Barry Lupton shares data from the recent survey carried out in conjunction with jobsinhorticulture.ie We are a data poor sector. Historically, the information we have...

An evergreen perspective

Renowned plantsman and retired nursery operator, John Joe Costin shares his perspective on our taste for the exotic and how we may be missing...
Sports turf maintenance

Prioritising with a tight budget… Sports turf maintenance on natural grass

Landscape construction specialist Peter O’Toole provides details on how to maximise budget spend when calculating for the maintenance of natural grass surfaces The maintenance of...
A garden

Beyond style

Renowned designer, plantsman and water garden specialist, Gordon Ledbetter shares his thoughts on the recent GLDA design seminar The Garden and Landscape Designers Association (GLDA)...

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