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All the latest news from Bord Bia

DREAM GARDENS AT BLOOM For virtual Bloom 2021, Bord Bia worked with seven Bloom award-winning show garden designers to create seven designs that the public...

All the latest news from Teagasc

ONGOING INPUT COST INCREASES SEEN ACROSS ALL SECTORS OF HORTICULTURE Various external macroeconomic factors and world events have meant that grower’s input prices have risen...

Why climate change might not be a crisis for the horticulture sector

TU Dublin student Aideen Loftus Aideen Loftus sees more opportunities than challenges facing the Horticulture retail sector as a result of climate change.   There is...

Wild Inside

Noeleen Smyth thinks we should take the Chelsea Flower Show’s lead and just let it grow!.   Having trained in both horticulture at Teagasc National Botanic...

Time to think like a tree

Terry O’Regan issues a call for urban landscapers to rethink current tree planting guidelines... A recent post from MEP Ciarán Cuffe of the Green Party...

Back in Bloom

What a great start to the summer! Bord Bia Bloom returned to its rightful home at the heart of the Phoenix Park for the...

Dirty Diesel

Mark O’Loughlin casts an eye over the ecological and economic issues facing fleet management.   I was down the yard the other day when all of...

The carbon footprint of food

Teagasc’s Dr Lael Walsh and Loren Lane ask what do we know about the environmental footprint of local and imported fruit and vegetables   With increasingly...

Bord Bia Bloom 2022

Patricia Tyrell makes a welcome return to Ireland’s largest gardening festival...   It is so exciting to see that Bloom is back and normality has returned....

Landscape fabric

Barry Lupton interviews Sarah Prosser, Collective Impact Weaver at Grow It Yourself Waterford.   Sarah Prosser has recently moved from Norway to take up an exciting...


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