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On Trend

Independent retail consultant, Liam Kelly disseminates the recent Red C report on Irish gardening trends into tangible actions It seems that every year retailers are...

‘Malling Centenary’ Showing Growth Potential

Dr. Eamonn Kehoe, Teagasc soft fruit specialist provides an update on the introduction to the Irish market of the newest strawberry ‘Malling Centenary’ The ‘Malling...

Learning Strategy

There are a lot of changes taking place in Irish horticultural education. To get a view on current development, we asked the principal of the...

Cultivating a wider perspective

Two of Ireland's foremost botanical experts, Dr. Noeleen Smyth and Dr. Darach Lupton share their global plant journeys so that Ireland’s next generation of...

Peonies might make the cut

Andy Whelton explores the potential for peonies for the cut flower sector emerging from current applied research work being undertaken on the crop at...

Plastic Blackbird catches Plastic Worm: bringing the National Landscape Strategy down to earth?

In 1964 when I decided to study horticulture at University College Dublin, I had a dream of a career linked to gardens of verdant...

Centring the Fringe

In an exciting new series of collaborative articles, the team behind the hugely successful BloomFringe share their thoughts on how horticulture, art, and community...

Producer organisations …the way forward?

Independent consultant and Horticulture Industry Forum (HIF) coordinator, Stiofán Nutty, introduces plans for producer organisations to underpin the future vision for amenity production in...

Xylella

Dónall Flanagan, Teagasc nursery stock and ornamentals advisor details a worldwide threat to plant health which has been identified in Europe and risks spreading...

Bord Bia Study Tour to the USA

Neville Stein shares his insights on the recent industry study tour to the east coast of the US Many horticulturalists value the opportunity to travel...