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Compromised landscapes

Cost estimating specialist Colm Kenny counts the cost of budget overruns in the Irish landscape With improving conditions in the construction industry the financial reigns...

Thoughts on the Past/Present and Future for Gardening Retailers

Independent retail consultant, Liam Kelly charts the evolution of garden retailing and sets a course for a possible future With 2017 being my business’s 10...

Teagasc

RHI-RENEWABLE HEAT INCENTIVE AND HORTICULTURE? As part of Ireland’s strategy to meet its obligations under the 2009 Renewable Energy Directive, the government has targeted the...

Growth in Europe

Teagasc nursery stock/ornamentals advisor, Dónall Flanagan reports from IPM Essen and recent nursery study tour to the Netherlands and Germany This was the first Teagasc...

The Designed Garden – Completing the Picture

Mary Hackett recounts the recent and much talked about GLDA seminar Behind every well-designed garden, there is a team of talented and dedicated professionals: the...

Confessions and Goals

Patricia Tyrrell, leading designer and chairwoman of the Garden and Landscape Designers Association, applies her critical eye, rational thinking and creative soul to her...

The Greatest Leveller

Frazer McDonagh, one of Ireland’s leading water feature experts, explains why we all need to include water in our designs and provides some insight...

Bloom in the making

As the centrepiece of Bord Bia’s Bloom, the show gardens require a huge commitment in terms of time and energy. Although the process officially...

Bord Bia

EXPORT PERFORMANCE IN 2016 In January Bord Bia launched its annual Export Performance and Prospects 2016-2017 Report which shows that overall exports are up +2%...

Landscape Architecture: How you can create a sustainable career path

Maria Achtida, Architect, Environmental Resource Manager, and Senior Lecturer at Blackrock Further Education Institute (BFEI), sets the record straight about the profession and explains...