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Transformed Cork Landfill Site Shortlisted for ‘Best Public Park’ Award

Tramore Valley Park (formerly Kinsale Road Landfill) in Cork has been shortlisted for the Best Public Park Award in the Community & Council Awards 2017. The awards ceremony will be held in Dublin on 4th February.

Read more: Transformed Cork Landfill Site Shortlisted for ‘Best Public Park’ Award

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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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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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New Sweeper Attachment for Multihog

We are delighted to introduce the newest addition to our attachment range for our CX tractors - the CityVac vacuum sweeper!

Read more: New Sweeper Attachment for Multihog

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In the Future, hortivation Will Take Place During IPM ESSEN

From 2018, hortivation by IPM ESSEN will be integrated into IPM ESSEN. That was announced by Messe Essen during the most recent edition of the world's leading fair for horticulture.

Read more: In the Future, hortivation Will Take Place During IPM ESSEN

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City of Galway to be launched as European Green Leaf 2017

The City of Galway will be officially launched as European Green Leaf 2017, an environmental designation awarded by the European Commission in “recognition of the city’s commitment to the environment”.

Read more: City of Galway to be launched as European Green Leaf 2017

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Rentes Plants Spring Fair 2017

Taking place at our Nursery in Kildare
Wednesday 15th & Thursday 16th February 2017

Read more: Rentes Plants Spring Fair 2017

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New line-up of Turf Rewards for 2017

Turf Rewards users throughout the UK and Ireland will be spoilt for choice this year after ICL and Syngenta announced that a number of new qualifying products and reward items have been added to the loyalty scheme’s portfolio.

Read more: New line-up of Turf Rewards for 2017

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SALTEX 2016 Visitors Report a Hugely Successful Show

The SALTEX 2016 post-show visitor surveys have revealed a fascinating insight into the visitor profile of the show.

SALTEX 2016 featured three exhibition halls at the NEC packed with the UK and international visitors. It was, therefore, encouraging to see that more than 80 percent of the visitors rated their overall SALTEX experience as being either very good or excellent.

Read more: SALTEX 2016 Visitors Report a Hugely Successful Show

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Successful SALTEX Shines Again

As SALTEX 2016 came to a close, it was apparent to exhibitors and visitors that Europe’s largest annual turf management event has found its rightful home at the NEC in Birmingham.
SALTEX 2016 was taken to a new level after an independent audit confirmed that the combined attendance over the two-day exhibition totaled an impressive 8,754.

Read more: Successful SALTEX Shines Again

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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.

Read more: Vitalnova Blade: A Proven Biostimulant

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Upcoming Horticulture Open Day in Kildalton

A Horticultural Open Day will take place at the Teagasc Kildalton horticultural college in Piltown, County Kilkenny, on Thursday, 18 May, starting at 10.30 am. This is a wonderful opportunity to visit the college, view the horticultural units and explore the variety of courses available.

Read more: Upcoming Horticulture Open Day in Kildalton

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NAD is now introducing Bio-Press for Moss Control in Lawn

Viano BIO-Press is a 100% natural liquid fertiliser for lawns with indirect action against moss.
Reduces moss within 24 hours after application. BIO-Press is certified for use in organic horticulture. Ideal to apply on lawns with moss infestation and before scarification.

Read more: NAD is now introducing Bio-Press for Moss Control in Lawn

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A new path for pesticide assessment | European Food Safety Authority

It is one of the most debated questions in chemical risk assessment: can exposure to chemicals such as pesticides cause ill health in humans? Scientists currently rely on experimental toxicology evidence, such as animal or cell studies, to assess their safety. A new approach proposed by EFSA will help further our understanding by making better use of epidemiological studies on human health.

Read more: A new path for pesticide assessment | European Food Safety Authority

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Deere & Company is among World’s Top 50 Most Admired Companies

The Most Admired research reviews a company’s performance on nine criteria, including innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment value, quality of products and services, and global competitiveness.

Read more: Deere & Company is among World’s Top 50 Most Admired Companies

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New Application for Tracking Invasive Alien Species with Your Smartphone

The JRC has developed a smartphone app that will help citizens to capture and share information about 37 invasive alien species of Union concern in Europe. The 'Invasive Alien Species Europe' app, which contains detailed information and photos of those plants and animals, makes it possible for citizens to use their phones' GPS system and camera to capture images of them.

Read more: New Application for Tracking Invasive Alien Species with Your Smartphone

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Record number of exhibitors re-book for SALTEX 2017

Following a hugely successful SALTEX 2016, show organizers have reported that a record number of exhibitors have already rebooked for the 2017 event.

Compared to January 2016, SALTEX has accumulated more than 50 additional exhibitors during the loyalty re-booking period – the number of SALTEX 2017 exhibitors now stands at an impressive 182, which continues to grow by the day.

Read more: Record number of exhibitors re-book for SALTEX 2017

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IPM 2017 - Excellent Plant Innovations at the World's Leading Fair for Horticulture

The best IPM plant innovations have been decided: For the tenth time, innovative breeds were honored in six categories with the Innovation Showcase. In total, 35 exhibitors submitted 61 innovations. Appropriately for the anniversary, the jury thought that one innovation was worthy of a Special Prize.

Read more: IPM 2017 - Excellent Plant Innovations at the World's Leading Fair for Horticulture

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GLDA 2017 Seminar - The Designed Garden

The GLDA’s 21th International Garden Design Seminar Saturday 11th February 2017 at Crowne Plaza Dublin, Northwood Park, Santry, Dublin 9

We are very excited about our seminar line up for 2017, please see below and attached. 

Read more: GLDA 2017 Seminar - The Designed Garden

SALTEX College Cup puts student turf managers on the big stage

SALTEX College Cup puts Student Turf Managers on the Big Stage

The SALTEX College Cup made its debut this year at SALTEX 2016, in which a number of sports-turf students demonstrated excellent academic abilities. With five colleges participating, the competitive event highlighted that the industry is certainly in more than capable hands.

Read more: SALTEX College Cup puts Student Turf Managers on the Big Stage