28July2017

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Teagasc and Pieta House to build a ‘Garden of Hope’ for Bloom

Teagasc and Pieta House to build a ‘Garden of Hope’ for Bloom

Teagasc, in association with the suicide prevention charity Pieta House, are delighted to be exhibit...


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Vitalnova Blade: A Proven Biostimulant

Biostimulants are substances and microorganisms applied to plants and root zones to enhance plant growth, and root zone microbial activity. Historically the diversity of biostimulant products available was limited but in recent years a plethora of new products have come to the market in response to an increase in demand and interest.

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    Horticulture Connected Summer 'Glas Special' Edition Promotion Offers

    See our Horticulture Connected Summer 'Glas Special' Edition Promotion Offers below:

    With every 1/2 or full page Advert in the 'GLAS Preview' Edition of the Magazine, you also get:

    • Product or Service News/Offer Included
    • Complimentary 1 Month Banner Advert on HortiTrends
    • Social Media Campaign to Over 12,000 B2B Connections
    • Banner Included on HortiTrends Weekly E-Newsletter

    Read more: Horticulture Connected Summer 'Glas Special' Edition Promotion Offers

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      CAFRE Student Adam swaps beach towel for gardening trowel at WorldSkills Finals

      As you start to think about packing for this year’s hols spare a thought for horticulturist Adam Ferguson as he heads off to Abu Dhabi.

      As well as his suntan lotion and flip flops the CAFRE student will need to find room in the suitcase for his trowel, hoe and garden spade.

      Read more: CAFRE Student Adam swaps beach towel for gardening trowel at WorldSkills Finals

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        The BALI Zone comes to SALTEX 2017

        The British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI), has underlined its continuing confidence in the strength of SALTEX by committing to its own dedicated area at the show, which will be held at the NEC, Birmingham on 1 and 2 November 2017.

        Read more: The BALI Zone comes to SALTEX 2017

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          New look, new Glee

          With a rich 40 year plus history, it’s safe to say that Glee – the leading annual trade exhibition for the garden and outdoor living retail industry – has witnessed somewhat of a style evolution over the last four decades. Now, as we head towards the 2017 show, the show’s branding and creative and has been updated once again, creating a new look that is bolder, brighter and brimming with freshness.

          Read more: New look, new Glee

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            Irish Landscape Institute | Outdoors: Natural Play Spaces Conference 13.5.17

            Acclaimed outdoor play expert Jan White together with a cross-sector network of professionals, educators, architects, landscape designers, policy makers and regulators discuss:

            How sharing combined knowledge positively impacts on appropriate design and use of available space in natural outdoor environments.

            Read more: Irish Landscape Institute | Outdoors: Natural Play Spaces Conference 13.5.17

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              GLDA Garden visit May 20th 2017

              Please see below information about the GLDA’s garden visit to Burtown House, Athy, Co Kildare.

              Date:   Saturday  20th May
              Time:  11 am sharp for guided tour of the gardens

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                Expanding the forest resource in Wicklow

                County Wicklow, the Garden of Ireland has a rich tradition in forestry. It has the largest proportionate forest cover by county with 22% of the land area in forestry. While over 15,000 hectares of this forest area is already in private ownership, significant further opportunities exist for farmers and landowners to diversify into a forest enterprise and thereby capitalize on an outstanding natural resource. 

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                  Fantastic Family Fun for all at Allianz Garden Show Ireland

                  Antrim Castle Gardens will be transformed on the 5th to 7th of May into a festival of flowers, food and fun as Allianz Garden Show Ireland take over the magnificent venue bringing gardening inspiration, foodie treats and family fun to the thousands of visitors who flock to the event each year.

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                    Bloom Show Gardens to pay Floral Tribute to Global Issues

                    The global fall-out from the rise of “fake news”, the need for a safe-haven for dementia sufferers and making Ireland the best country in the world to be a dog are among the diverse themes and inspiration for the Bloom 2017 show gardens. Run by Bord Bia and now in its 11th year, Bloom showcases the best of Ireland’s horticultural and food industry.

                    Read more: Bloom Show Gardens to pay Floral Tribute to Global Issues

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                      War in Spain against Palm Oil

                      It´s been on the radar for the last year but only in the past couple of weeks, it is more present in every conversation in Spain.

                      The Congress has asked the Government to keep it from the consumption for children, to avoid advertising campaigns of products that contain it and to highlight clearer labeling. Furthermore, they requested action towards banning products with palm oil from vending machines, canteens at schools and sport and health centers.

                      Read more: War in Spain against Palm Oil