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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Chilling Reality

Teagasc nursery stock/ornamentals advisor, Dónall Flanagan captures the chilling reality of the damaged wreaked by Storm Emma and the Beast from the East Bread shortages...
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Collaborative Growth

Independent consultant and Horticulture Industry Forum coordinator, Stiofán Nutty, explains how producer organisations are fostering collaboration and how Storm Emma may have at least...
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Smarter Plant Selection

Why Irish designers should be making more of Irish nurseries It’s a problem as old as our sector, a divide between those that grow plants...

The Designed Garden – an unfinished canvas

Highly regarded Landscape Architect, Bloom gold medal winner, and president of the Garden & Landscape Designers Association (GLDA), Patricia Tyrrell reports on some of...

False Profits – Dispelling the Myths of Labour Costs

Landscape estimating specialist, Colm Kenny explores the reality of landscape labour costs and sets out some simple rules to increase profitability I am always bewildered...
Tara McCarthy, Bord Bia’s CEO. © SHANE O'NEILL

Barry Lupton interviews Tara Mc Carthy

Tara McCarthy, Bord Bia’s CEO, shared her ambitions for the Irish horticulture sector with the readers of Horticulture Connected when I caught up with...
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Place & Space

The Bloom Fringe Team becomes the Green Edge Team and there are exciting times ahead The differences and similarities between what a place is and...
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Growth on the Menu

Mike Neary, Manager of Horticulture with Bord Bia, summarises recent positive research results on Ireland’s foodservice market Over the past three years, Bord Bia has...
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Lessons from Northern Europe

Mary Forrest, Professor at UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, provides a fascinating insight into the trees and shrubs of Denmark, many of...
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What is a Tree

Despite their immeasurable value to us and the planet we inhabit, the majority of professionals simply don’t understand the most basic things about trees....