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> The World Skills UK Floristry Competition at Greenmount College 16th June
> ISNA at Angela Jupe’s Plant Fair this Saturday 3rd March
> Jenny Murphy of ‘Flowers by Moira’ to Compete in Chelsea Florist of the Year
> Helen King, Bord Bia – Presentation on ‘Feeling the Pinch 6’ read more
> Controversial O’Gara Plans Garden Centre for Dublin Square

> Young Nurseries Ireland Awarded Best Perennial/Herbaceous Grower 2011/12 by Bord Bia

> Marketing Assistance Programme (MAP) Application Deadline 29 February
> Don’t Miss the IHNSA Trolley Fair 2012 on 28th February
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> BecauseWeCare to Feature in Sunday’s Irish Daily Mail
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> Killarney Garden Centre Hiring Retail Garden Centre Personnel read more
> Better Building Conference
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> Paul Martin 1st Irishman Selected to Exhibit at Singapore Garden Festival 
> Nursery Stock Conference 2012 on Thursday 23rd February
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> Spring Seminar & Gala Quality Awards Ceremony!
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> Helen King Gives an Insightful Talk into the the Consumer Outlook for 2012 at Bord Bia Seminar
> Multiples, Garden Centres & Nurseries Represented at Bord Bia Amenity Seminar
> At Amenity Seminar Today – Mary Keenan of Tree Council Appeals to Garden Centres to Get Involved in National Tree Week
> Plant Area Manager & Buyer Wanted at Tully’s Nurseries
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> ‘New Growth Project’ Offers Free Training for Unemployed People
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> RHSI Seminar: ‘Garden Design – Innovative & Practical’ 3rd March read more

> BecauseWeCare Appointed as Preferred Supplier to GIO Group
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> 2012 ALCI Yearbook & Diary Published
> Application Closing Date for RTE’s Super Garden is February 13th
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> Irish Garden Magazine Now Available on IPAD
> The Organic Centre Skills for Life Courses Starting Soon
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> HortWeek Reports Diarmuid Gavin has Quit Irish Sky Garden Project

> Iberflora Set To Launch Revamped Design For 2012
> Meade Potato Company to Exhibit at Fuit Logistica February 2012

> No IPM Win for Carex Everest but Bookings of 250,000 Units for Export Markets
> Sap Landscapes Win UCD Maintainence Contract

> Texas Department Store to Open New Garden Centre in Roscommon
> Garraí Glas Returns to TG4 on 13th March 2012
> Arboretum to Open New Rachel’s Garden Cafe February 3rd
> Nemos Horticulture Nominated for The Irish Times Innovations Awards
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> Minister Coveney Announces Extension to Closing Date for Applications Under the 2012 Bioenergy Scheme
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> Rentes Plants Spring Fair
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> Connacht Gold to Open State of the Art Garden, DIY and Pet Centre in Westport
> Level 1 Rugby Pitch Maintenance Course – Morgan Sports
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> ITB Horticulture Students Available for Block Release Work Experience
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> Kelly Nurseries to Host Nursery Stock Conference 2012
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> Bord Bia Amenity Horticulture Quality Awards
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> Amenity Horticulture Spring Seminar read more
> GLDA 10 Week Design Course
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> 40 Independent Garden Centres in the Republic and the North to Stock BecauseWeCare Pot Range
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> Bord na Móna UK Takes on Sales and Marketing of Vital Earth
> Viveralia Starts This Week! Hortitrends Will be Attending read more

> Neutrog’s Seamungus will be Featured on the Alan Tichmarsh Show on ITV1 Jan 16th 3-4pm read more
> Teagasc – Nursery Stock Conference 2012 read more> Kay’s School of Floristry Celebrating 25 Years in Business

> Innovation Voucher Deadline 16th January read more
> GIY Ireland Website to Undergo Major Revamp
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> Westland Comes Out Tops in Which? Compost Trials.

> Nilfisk-Egholm Launches New range of Snow Clearance Machines in Ireland read more
> Concession Opportunities at Paul Sexton Garden Centre in High Traffic N11 Location
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> Diarmuid Gavin Interview on RTE Radio 1 – Sky Garden Controversy read more

> Horkan’s Chain to Open New Dublin Store in Early 2012 read more
Ireland’s National Biodiversity Plan Launched
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Avoca to Absorb 2% Vat Increase for their Customers

> Granagh Nurseries, Garden Centre & 2000sqft House – For Sale read more
> Graines d’Or European Personality of the Year – Rachel Doyle, Arboretum read more
> Only One Advert Page Left in New GIY Ireland Magazine – Copy Deadline 5.00pm Tues 6th Dec read more

> Sustainability Award Goes to Country Crest in Bord Bia Food Awards read more
> Peter Wyse Jackson Named George Engelmann Professor of Botany read more
> Bloom 2012 Garden Designers – Application Deadline December 1st! read more
> 50% of Adverts for New GIY Ireland Magazine Sell Out in 1 Week read more
> Advertising Opportunity With New GIY Ireland Magazine read more
> How to Get your Share of the €21/£19 billion All-Island Public Procurement Market
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> Haggardstown Christmas Promotion Evening read more
> NI Company Wins €1 Million Contract for Redevelopment of Fairview Park read more
> Bloom Garden Designers Meeting read more
> National Compost Conference read more
> Innovation and Press Awards at International Horti Fair read more
> Garden Events Limited Awarded Event Management Services for Bloom 2012 read more
> HortiTrends Weekly Comment & News Digest 27th October
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> Fine Weather Continues at the Creating Landscapes Show read more
> GIY Ireland Wins €200,000 at Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awards
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> Plants & Planters Awarded Smithfield Contract
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> Association of Lanscape Contractors of Ireland Launches New Website
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> ALCI 2011 Awards Gala
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> Innovation Dublin 2011 Starts read more
> Over 500 Attend Kildalton College Careers Day read more
> Irish Garden Centres to Feature at International Awards in Paris
> Gardening is 24 per cent of Homebase’s 342-store £1.57bn Turnover
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> IEA & Ulsterbank Seminar 19th Oct, Shannon: Cashflow Solutions for Exporters read more
> Botanic Gardens Open Day 7th october read more
> GCAI Christmas Merchandising Training Day 5th October – Last Day to Book! read more
> Kildalton College Open Day 5th October read more
> Large Turnout to Irish Florist Guild Show read more
> Lloyds Starts Sale of Garden Centre Group read more
> GCAI Christmas Merchandising and Profit Enhancement Training read more
> TipTop Florist Suppliers to Sponsor Competition Prize at Irish Florist Guild Show

> VP Flowers to Enter Irish Florist Guild Show Competition read more
> Aquaflor Flower Wholesalers to Sponsor Upcoming Irish Florist Guild Competitions read more
> Noonan Services Group Awarded Grass Cutting Contract read more
> Future of Organic Farming will be Bright read more
> Organic Week TV3 Segment watch video
> National Organic Week 2011 – Events Listings read more
> Expo Events Ireland the Events Management Provider to Bloom Ceases Trading
> Irish Hardware Magazine Awards 2011 – Garden Retailer of The Year Finalists
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> Westland Horticulture Announces £5m Investment in Northern Ireland read more
> September Plant Fairs
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> Kilsaran Paving Staff ‘Devastated’ after Plant Tragedy read more
> Flower Arranging Demonstration read more
> ALCI All-Irelan​d AGM, Mullingar Park Hotel, 10.00am 22nd October

> GIY Ireland Harvest Festival Selling Out Fast
> Garden Centre Sector Shines in Retail Excellence Ireland Awards Shortlist
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> Irish Horticulture Industry Talks about SuperNemos
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> Video Tour of McGaughs Gardening Complex Galway watch video
> Top 10 Mistakes in Web Design read more
> National Consumer Agency Guide to Selling Online read more > SuperNemos and Quickcrop on TV3’s Ireland:AM
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> Retail Trends in Ireland and the UK 2011 – The Latest market Research from Bord Bia read more
> Airfield to Take Part in Culture Night 2011 read more
> Gardeners Corner Drogheda involved in ‘Fiver Friday’ Marketing Campaign read more
> New Spot the Alien Initiative – Invasive Species Ireland read more
> Donaghadee Garden Centre of the Year 2010 – A Successful Series of Summer Events read more
> Fitzgerald Nurseries Exhibits at Plantarium 2011 read more
> Winners of best stands at Plantarium 2011
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> Donaghadee Garden Centre a Winner as UK GCA Reveals Regional Winners read more
> Landscape Heritage Events Beginning this Weekend read more
> Farmleigh Plant Fair – Sunday 21st August
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> Teagasc Tender in the Design and Construction of a 3200sqm Glasshouse Facility read more
> Olympic Park Design Competition Announced read more
> Award Winning Landscape Gardener Kevin Baumann Launches New Website read more
> IEA Submission to Minister for Transport, proposed New Transport Strategy for 2011-14 read more
> Capital’s Victorian Fruit and Vegetable Market to get Artisan Food Makeover read more
> Airfield Farm Sells Almost 600 Family Passes on livingsocial read more
> The Sodshow – July 29 – A Lissadell House Special listen
> Fitzgerald Nurseries featured in Sunday Times Business Innovation Article
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> Jenny Murphy of ‘Flowers by Moira’ 2nd Overall in Florist of the Year Grand Final

> Future Florist of the Year Announced and Congratulations to Karen Sherwin from George Preston High Class Florist in Newry, Northern Ireland watch video
> Jenny Murphy of Flowers by Moira in Florist of the Year Grand Final 2011 more info
> The 2011 GIMA Awards more info
> Plants That Help with Common Ailments – Niall Martin watch video
> Gardening Special on Nationwide watch video
> IPPS Irish Area Meeting 19th August 2011 more info
> The SodShow, 22nd July – Garden Radio Dublin read more

> Glas Ireland Horticulture Trade Show Thursday 14th
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> Lehane Distributors to Exhibit at Glas Ireland this Thursday Exhibitor listings
> GCAI Meet the experts event at GLAS Click here
> Grangemore Awarded Planting & Landscaping Maintenance Contract for ITS Click here
> The Sodshow, July 8th 2011, Dublin Garden Radio Click here
> Joint Labour Commission Wage Setting Mechanisms Unconstitutional Click here
> Advanced Irish Liners to Exhibit at Four Oaks 2011 Click here
> Ireland’s Horticulture Action Group Recommends the Abolition of the Joint Labour Committee Click here
> Paul Martin Wins Gold at Hampton Court 2011 Click here

> Paul Robbins Hired to Represent Kilworth Conifers at GLAS 2011 Click here
> Peter Dowdall to Hold Workshops & Talks at The Mallow Show July 1st
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> Dicksonia Direct will be at the Mallow Show, Cork Racecourse this coming weekend

> Listen to the Latest Episode of the Sodshow here
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> Urban Plant Life Garden Centre Sell 237 Plant Vouchers on Living Social Click here
> Winner of the Bloom 2011 HortiTrends Marketing Package Click here
> The SodShow with Peter Donegan Chatting to Gary Graham Plus More Click here
> New ipad Horticulture Tree Identification Application ‘Leafsnap’ Launched. Click here
Weber BBQ’s Signs New Distribution Deal with the Pallet Network.

> Aidan Cotter, Head of Bord Bia to Speak at Agribusiness Conference Today June 16th.
> Teagasc & Bord Bia Heads both Earning €150,000 but Not the Highest Earners by Far. Click here
> GLDA Annual Garden Visit on This Saturday June 18th.
> DARD Northern Ireland Publish Availability Schedule for Cut Flowers and Foliage Click here
> Over 5000 View Bloom 2011 Video Series on YouTube Click here
> RTE take on Bloom 2011 Click here > Dates for Bloom 2012 Thursday 31st May – Monday June 4th
> Blooming record for Bord Bia as 90,000 people visit Bloom, click here
> Peoples Choice award goes to ‘An Adventure with Thumbelina’
> A Place of Belonging” was selected as the favourite among the designers at Bloom 2011.
> Water Garden Scoops Overall Award on First Day of Bloom, Click here
> Congratulations to the ITB team at Bloom who have won a bronze medal in the medium sized garden category!
> CAO Applications for Horticulture Rise at Institute of Technology Blanchardstown.
> Judging in Progress Today Wednesday June 1st at Bloom 2011.
> Highfield Nurseries Forced to Quit Trading Due to Working Capital Issues Click Here
> HortiTrends Offering Free Premium Horticulture Directory Listing Click Here
> Mixed Long Range Weather Forecast for Bloom in the Park 2011 Click Here
> ISNA to Run Voucher Marketing campaign at Bloom 2011

> Breaking News for MAY…

  • >  New Vegetable Growing Guide Launched by Teagasc
  • >  Diarmuid Gavin & Failte Ireland Win Gold at Chelsea Flower Show Click Here
  • >  Magic Mortar to be Launched on the Irish Market
  • >  Drumcro Nurseries Closed today 23rd May due to Dangerous Weather Condition
  • >  Agri Aware Announce the appointment of Dr. Vanessa Woods as New Executive Director.
  • >  ILI Conference: Delivering Excellence in Public Realm this Friday 20th May Click here
  • >  Paul Sexton Garden Centres to Amalgamate at Glen of the Downs.
  • >  New Dates for Irish Forestry Woodland & Bio Energy Show 2013 the 10th & 11th May 2013
  • >  Lantra Release Skills Report for UK & NI. Click Here.
  • >  Garden Show Ireland begins Friday 20th May. Click Here
  • >  Bord Bia  ‘its garden time’ feature in Irish Independent Wed 18th May.Click here
  • > Security Constraints for Queens Visit Causing Bloom Build Restrictions for Show Gardens.
  • >  New Wexford Strawberries Group Brand Launched.
  • >  Westland Horticulture to Spend £1million on Peckish Birdcare Advertising Campaign.
  • >  DIY Group Focus is Sold to B&Q.
  • Cancellation of Trolley Fairs on Tuesday the 10th of May 2011
  • >  The Irish Forestry Woodland & Bio-energy Show last Weekend!
  • >  Complaint Against Dunnes Stores Upheld Over Misleading Flowers Advert. Read More!
  • > Maples & Hornbeam at the Centrepiece of the Royal Event.
  • >  Irishman Shane Connolly was Royal Wedding Florist.
  • >  ISNA to Launch New Members Directory Brochure in
  • >  Glas Show to take place in CityWest the 14th of July.
  • >  Gardencare Running National TV Advertising Campaign.
  • >  Over 600 Turn Out for ‘Its Garden Time’ Event at Connaught Gold, Ballina. Click Here.
  • >  Business Opportunity for Grower in Northern Ireland – 3/4 Acre of Well Maintained Unheated Glasshouses to Lease. Click Here
  • >  Horticulturist Wanted. New Project – Click Here
  • >  Teagasc Kildalton Careers Open Day 28th April  Call 051 64407 for more info.
  • Oisin Concannon of Irish Organic Weed Killer is a Finalist in the Green Awards.Click Here
  • >  ISNA Plant Fair this Weekend at Fota.
  • > Grow it Yourself a Finalist for the Green Community Award
  • > Orchard Acre Farm Finalist for the The Green SME Award
  • >  Bord Na Mona Launches New website
  • >  GLDA Axonometric Drawing Workshop 14thApril 2011. Click Here
  • >  Belvedere House Self Sufficiency Show Line Up Released! Click here
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  • >  Conserving Your Dublin Period House Lecture Series-Historic Gardens May11th. Click Here
  • > Business Opportunity for Grower in Northern Ireland – 3/4 Acre of Well Maintained Unheated Glasshouses to Lease. Call 00353(0)879212044
  • > Next IHNSA Trolley Fair Show will Take Place in May of 2011. Venue TBA
  • >New Trade Show called GLAS will take place in Citywest in July.Details to be Released Soon.Click here
  • > PlantLife Using Field Force Software. Click Here
  • > Breaking News for APRIL…

    • > Unichem now the distributor for Firestone Pond Gard products in Ireland.
    • > Exciting Announcement on New Horticulture Research & Education Partnership Coming Soon.
    • > Attending 3rd Annual Symposium of the Irish Phytochemical Food Network Today. Report to follow.
    • > Container Centralen Reduces the CC Container license fee to €12.
    • > National Tree Climbing Championships to be held at 2011 Forestry, Woodland & Bio Energy Show.
    • > The Site for the 2011 Forestry, Woodland & Bio Energy Show is Birr Castle Estate In May.

    > Breaking News for MARCH…

    • > Horticultural Logistics Ireland Launches New Website
    • > Mad Flowers Sell Over 1000 Flower Vouchers on City Deals.
    • > Maximize Design Sell 56 Design Consultations on City Deals.
    • > ITB Horticulture to deliver a New part-time Level 8 Add-on programme part of which will be in Online Modules.
    • > Opens New Floral Sundries Cash & Carry in Sanyford, Dublin.
    • > Petmania Applies for Examinership. MD Confirms all orders to be honoured.
    • > Clever Closeline secures €55,000 funding and two Dragons for Clever Closeline.
    • > Can he do it? Yes he can! Pat Fitzgerald Supplies a Kennedy Irish Primrose in a Gifting to the Obama’s.
    • > Darren Rudden and Colin O’Brien will be a key feature on Dragon’s Den with Their Clever Closeline this Sunday 20th March.
    • > AquaFlor Direct Flowers Hiring New Van Sales Person as Sales Continue to Grow.
    • > John Murphy of Annaveigh Plants Reports Busy Bareroot Season.
    • > HortWeek Reports Sales in Some Months Rising Up to 60% on 2010, according to UK Garden Centre Association (GCA) figures.
    • > Now Selling on FaceBook.
    • > Liberty Florist will be back at Bloom 2011 After Successful 2010 Show.
    • > The Secret Garden now Stocking GroWise due to Environmental Considerations.
    • > Next Dates for IHNSA Trolley Fair Tuesday 22nd March 2011.
    • > Driver on Trial for Drugs Import of over €5million Hidden in Consignment of Tulips.
    • > Shane McEntee is New Minister of State for Horticulture & Food.
    • > New Minister of Agriculture Named – Simon Coveney.

    > Breaking News for February…..

    • >The Sap Group Launches New Website at
    • > Caragh Nurseries Successful Dual Retail/Wholesale Strategy Continues with the Launch of a New Retail Website Coming Soon.
    • > AquaFlor Direct Flowers Reports Positive Trading Over the Valentines Period. Customers are Adapting and are Accepting the New Economy.
    • > Grangemore Plants Beats 7 other Companies to Win Tender for Supply & Delivery of Trees to Dublin City Council in 2010/2011.
    • > 76 out of 81 Companies awarded Contracts for Tree Cutting Services for ESB Networks all over Ireland.
    • > Hacketts Garden Shop on Capel Street, Dublin has closed down.
    • > Peter O’Brien & Sons Landscaping to Exhibit at Facilities Management Ireland Conference and Exhibition.
    • > Previous Minister Trevor Sargent with responsibility for Horticulture loses his seat.
    • > Outgoing Minister Ciaran Cuffe with responsibility for Horticulture cedes that it will be difficult to hold on to his seat.
    • > National Tree Week poster prizes by Éanna Ní Lamhna, RTE, in the Central Library, Ilac Centre, Henry Street, Dublin 1 on Wednesday 2nd March 2011 at 12.30pm.
    • > Teagasc launching a number of short training courses for hardy nursery stock in 2011.
    • > DARD Minister Launches Grower’s NI Trade Directory.

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