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Spring 2015 – Horticulture news

GARDEN SHOW IRELAND RETURNS TO SERVE NORTHERN IRELANDS 1.8 MILLION POPULATION Antrim Castle Gardens will be filled with colour from 8th - 10th May 2015...
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All the latest news from Bord Bia

POTATO PROMOTION The consumption of potatoes has been in decline in recent years. From 2007 to 2014 the retail market for fresh potatoes declined by...
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Research for the fresh produce sector

Entomologist and IPM researcher, Dr. Michael Gaffney, Entomologist and IPM researcher working in the Horticulture Department in Teagasc, provides overview and insight on Irish...
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Wasted profits

Landscape cost estimating specialist Colm Kenny throws light on effective pricing for waste materials on landscape projects Waste has a cost. The true price tag of...
MARION KEOGH

Beyond the fringe

Barry Lupton interviews Marion Keogh It’s been said that real change only comes about as a result of the thoughts and actions of people unwilling...
MIKE NEARY

Growing confidence

Mike Neary, Manager of Horticulture with Bord Bia, shares data from recent market research into the Irish garden market and things are looking positive Research...
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IHNSA trolley talk

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Shop talk

Why words matter when training frontline garden centre staff Words are powerful. They can lift your flagging spirits or bring them to their lowest point....
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Shared vision, shared funding, shared profits

David Fitzsimons, CEO of Retail Excellence Ireland, explains how GroMór, a shared industry promotion is set to exploit Ireland’s untapped gardening opportunities Keeping products and...

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