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Summer 2018 – Horticulture news

International success for Ireland’s garden designers Garden designer and founder of Outside Options, Alan Rudden received a gold medal for his Life is Rosé by...
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All the latest news from Teagasc

Horticulture research boost at Teagasc Ashtown Teagasc’s new development of horticulture, forestry and education facilities at its campus in Ashtown, Dublin were officially opened on...
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All the latest news from Bord Bia

GroMór 2018 gardening promotion The gardening season got off to a slow start this year, with cold weather in March and April extending into early...
FBD Insurance’s Deep Play Garden by Niall Maxwell and Marina Andreeva.

Less is more, more or less – Patricia Tyrrell

Respected Landscape Architect and garden designer, Patricia Tyrrell MGLDA shares her insights on this year’s Bloom in the Park show gardens Orange, yellow and gold...
Hamilton Loney and Barbara Erwin both vice-chairs of the N.I. Forum and Stiofán Nutty just before a meeting of the N.I. Horticulture forum in C & L mushrooms, Mayobridge, Co Down

Gathering momentum – Stiofán Nutty

Independent consultant and Horticulture Industry Forum coordinator, Stiofán Nutty, brings us up to date on a range of HIF and related initiatives that are...
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Flexible solutions to plastic problems – Dónall Flanagan

Teagasc nursery stock/ornamentals advisor, Dónall Flanagan explores the issue of plastic in the nursery sector and highlights a number of potential solutions coming on...
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Growing pains – Liam Kelly

Independent retail consultant, Liam Kelly asks if the time is right for a code of practice for Irish growers I’ve had a somewhat turbulent relationship...
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Park life – Les Moore

Barry Lupton talks with Les Moore, head of Dublin City Parks Department Leslie Moore’s name will be familiar to most people working in Irish horticulture. As...
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Evolve your thinking – Colm Kenny

Landscape estimating specialist, Colm Kenny provides some sage advice for those thinking about the future of their business We’ve spent the last few years looking...
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Meeting future needs: A vision for horticultural education – John Mulhern

John Mulhern, principal of the College of Amenity Horticulture, National Botanic Gardens reports in from the recent Teagasc conference: Education Vision The need for land-based...