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strawberries

Ireland ’s thriving soft fruit sector

Dr. Eamonn Kehoe, Teagasc Soft Fruit Specialist provides a review of the present situation in the Irish soft fruit industry and its challenges and...
Michael Caffrey

Inside story

Barry Lupton interviews Michael Caffrey There has been a wealth of recent research demonstrating the benefits of plants in the work environment. Reduced stress levels,...
construction

Responding and reacting

Working closely with all levels of the landscape construction sector gives landscape cost estimating specialist, Colm Kenny a unique insight. Here, he shares thoughts,...
Lynn O'Keeffe-Lascar

Building footfall in Irish gardens

Lynn O'Keeffe-Lascar explains how Irish garden owners and operators are collaborating to promote and develop Ireland’s wealth of garden treasures Open gardens' is a very...
town

The oldest landscape rocker in town

Terry O’Regan takes a break from the dance floor to report on the 21st National Landscape Forum Those of you who have turned 40, 50...
Bloom

Irish insight

Landscape Architect, Bloom gold medal winner, and president of the Garden & Landscape Designers Association, Patricia Tyrrell shares her views and insights on Bloom’s...
Kenny Brennan

Apprenticeships in practice

Having introduced the apprentice training trial initiative in the last issue of Horticulture Connected, John Mulhern, principal of the College of Amenity Horticulture, National...
Liam Kelly

Same difference

Independent retail consultant, Liam Kelly explores why retailers need to be wary of trends toward retail homogeneity Considering the year that’s in it and how...
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Horticultural health check

Independent consultant and Horticulture Industry Forum Coordinator, Stiofán Nutty, diagnoses some serious horticultural health problems and how the Forum is tackling them The Horticulture Industry...
Glasses

New advisory, new vision

Dónall Flanagan, newly appointed nursery stock advisor, sets out an exciting new vision of how the advisory services will support and strengthen the sector I...