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HortiTrends is NOW Horticulture Connected

HortiTrends is NOW Horticulture Connected

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Bloom research: Bord Bia survey shows 1.3 million of us love to garden!

According to new research launched by Bord Bia today, Ireland’s next generation gardeners will be younger, more eco-aware, GYO (grow your own) advocates, with a desire for easily maintained, compact gardens.

Read more: Bloom research: Bord Bia survey shows 1.3 million of us love to garden!

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    Bloom 2017 Small Garden - Bloom Dementia-Friendly Garden

    Dementia can bring difficulties with short-term memory, comprehension, orientation, spatial awareness, visual perception, and mobility. These difficulties are gently accommodated in the ‘Bloom Dementia-Friendly Garden’, where a clever use of layout, color, planting and customized garden fittings creates an attractive, safe and therapeutic outdoor space. It is designed to tap into a person’s retained skills, abilities, interests, and memories.

    Read more: Bloom 2017 Small Garden - Bloom Dementia-Friendly Garden

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      Statement on behalf of the Minister for Agriculture Food & Marine, Michael Creed TD on recent Gorse Fires

      Minister for Agriculture Food & Marine, Michael Creed TD and Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural & Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD wish to remind landowners and the public that it is an offence under Section 40 of the Wildlife Act, 1976 (amended by Section 46 of the Wildlife Act, 2000) to burn, from 1st March to 31st August in any year, any vegetation growing on any land not then cultivated. Individuals who are found to burn vegetation within that prohibited period are liable to prosecution by An Garda Síochána or by the National Parks and Wildlife Service.

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        BFEI Total Design Exhibition 2017

        Date: Thursday 25 May 2017
        BFEI is delighted to host its annual Total Design Exhibition on Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 May 2017. This annual exhibition offers students studying on the Web Design and Digital Media, Interior Architecture and Design, Landscape Architecture and Graphic Design courses an opportunity to display their creative work and processes in addition to showcasing the variety of courses that the Institute has to offer.

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          Save Water – Every Drop Counts!

          Globally, water shortage and scarcity is a growing problem, affecting approximately three billion people around the world. Climate change is accelerating the issue making water shortage a problem that could face many more of us in the years to come.

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            An Taoiseach Enda Kenny Marks Major Contract Between Coillte and Treemetrics - Coillte

            Coillte, Ireland’s national forestry company, recently announced a major €1 million contract agreement, with Cork-headquartered Treemetrics to roll out a pioneering real-time satellite communications and data-analytics platform for forestry harvest control.

            Read more: An Taoiseach Enda Kenny Marks Major Contract Between Coillte and Treemetrics - Coillte

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              Threat to UK gardening from Climate Change

              A new report from the Royal Horticultural Society highlights the challenges and opportunities of gardening in a changing climate.

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                10 Reasons Why Home & Gift Buyers Should Visit Glee 2017

                1. 60+ home, gift & clothing suppliers all ready and willing to do business. Glee’s dedicated Home, Gift & Clothing section has witnessed significant growth in recent years, reflective of the changing trends in garden retailing. Over 60 home, gift and clothing brands will be making their home at Glee 2017, bringing with them a wide selection of products, from seasonal gifts to garden and outdoor clothing that has found its influence from future high street and catwalk trends.

                Read more: 10 Reasons Why Home & Gift Buyers Should Visit Glee 2017

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