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Institute of Technology Blanchardstown at Glas 2015

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Full-time and part-time horticulture courses available at ITB

Designed to incorporate both the theoretical and practical aspects of horticulture, courses include modules on organic production, sustainability, landscape design and turf-grass management as well as computing, business and personal development.

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Everris at Glas 2015

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At Everris/ICL we pride ourselves in being a complete solution provider that specializes in ornamental horticulture, turf and amenity, and specialty agriculture. Even though our company name has changed, we are the same dedicated people who truly are driven by innovation and inspired by nature.

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Concept Show Garden at Bloom 2015 - Our Origin is Green

The garden concept for ‘Our Origin is Green’ has developed from a Celtic knot design of two dogs found in the Book of Durrow. Celtic design has been a source of inspiration for designers and crafts people for many centuries. The application to Landscape has often been through a rustic style. The purpose of this garden is to demonstrate Celtic design through the use of modern Irish materials. 

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Jessica Evans is the Chartered Institute of Horticulture Young Horticulturist of the Year 2015

Jessica Evans, Head Gardener at Tintinhull Gardens, National Trust won the much sought after and nationally acclaimed Chartered Institute of Horticulture’s 2015 Young Horticulturist of the Year competition (YHoY), at the Grand Final held at the National Trust’s Barrington Court property in Somerset on 9 May. Jessica, representing the South West Branch of the Institute (CIH), won the coveted £2,500 Percy Thrower Travel Bursary, provided by the Shropshire Horticultural Society. The Bursary enables the competition winner to undertake a trip, anywhere in the world, to study a subject related to their chosen field of horticulture.

Read more: Jessica Evans is the Chartered Institute of Horticulture Young Horticulturist of the Year 2015

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The Sodshow Meets Marion Keogh of Bloom Fringe – Part 2

The SodShow, Ireland's Best Podcast 2013 and only garden radio show. Live every Friday @ 3pm – or alligator in podcast.

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HortiTrends Weekly News - Wages Survey - New Nursery Awards at Garden Show Ireland - ITB Horticulture Open Day - Join the Board of Bord Bia - April 14th

We recently carried out the first of what will be, an 'Annual National Wages for Horticulture Survey' in conjunction with Horticulture Connected Journal. Data has been sorely lacking and we hope, that by starting this annual survey it will begin to rectify the information gap that has existed. Subscribers to the Spring Edition of Horticulture Connected Journal will already have this information to hand. You too can have a print copy by subscribing HERE.

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The Sodshow Meets Horticulturist Rory Newell at Waterford Institute of Technology

The SodShow, Ireland's Best Podcast 2013 and only garden radio show. Live every Friday @ 3pm – or alligator in podcast.

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HortiTrends - Bord Bia Horticulture Awards - Allianz Garden Show Ireland Launch - New Trolley Fair - Teagasc Open Day - March 13th

Todays Bord Bia Horticulture Awards Winners will be celebrating the achievement with their staff, while the marketing savvy businesses among them, will be promoting their win to existing and potential new customers. The awards are coming on the back of some positive figures - Bord Bia Research Finds Irish people Spend €631 Million on Their Gardens. We can also attest to this growth, based on the number of new jobs that are we are advertising on Jobsinhorticulture.ie These new positions are being led by the landscape sector, followed by garden retail along with increasing numbers of nurseries.

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SuperGarden is Back

Trust all is well - Super Garden is back and we are looking for 5 more budding garden designers - I have attached a flyer - the closing date is fast approaching - might you be in a position to share? Might be of interest to those connected with to the site. Same as before - we cover the design budget etc and one of the 5 designers will have their garden recreated at Bloom 2015.

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HortiTrends Weekly News and Comment - Rentes Spring Plant Show - Irish Hardware Show - Wages Survey - February 13th

One event we look forward to every year is the Rentes Spring Show. On the nursery at any one time you will find 200,000 plants. In the covered area at the show there will be over 15,000 plants on display consisting of 1000 individual varieties and sizes. It takes over 100 man days to change the dispatch area in to a plant retail parkland paradise. 

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Tully Nurseries & Plant Centre at Glas 2015

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Your ideas, our expertise!

At Tully Nurseries we like to get as much feedback as possible from our current and future customers. We are always striving to produce a better quality product and a wider range of plants.

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Get Ready for the Last Registration Deadline for Chemicals

All chemical substances produced or imported in the European Economic Area between 1 and 100 tonnes a year need to be registered by 31 May 2018 with the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). This is the last deadline for existing chemicals under the REACH Regulation. It will complete the gathering of data on substances manufactured or used in Europe, and will ultimately improve human health and the environment.

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Potential of Cultural Heritage for Regional Development Outlined

The role of cultural heritage in regional and local development was outlined by international expert Professor Claude Dubé at a seminar in Galway City yesterday, 14 May 2015. The seminar also included the Irish launch of an innovative €1.6 million cultural tourism project called Craft Reach funded by the EU Northern Periphery and Arctic (NPA) programme. 

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Abraham Tree Maintenance - Business Profile - Now Hiring

Established in Craigavon for over 25 years, our reputation as one of the area's leading tree surgery teams has gone from strength to strength. Specialising in every tree service available, we pride ourselves on safety, reliability and providing each customer with the perfect result.

Read more: Abraham Tree Maintenance - Business Profile - Now Hiring

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The Sodshow Meets Marion Keogh of Bloom Fringe – Part 1

The SodShow, Ireland's Best Podcast 2013 and only garden radio show. Live every Friday @ 3pm – or alligator in podcast.

Listen Here

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HortiTrends Weekly News - Horticulture Connected Going to Print - Guarantee Your Copy April 2nd

The first edition of Horticulture Connected Journal in 2015 will be with you in the next few days. If you have not already subscribed to guarantee your copy, you can do so HERE

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HortiTrends Weekly News - Kelly's Nursery Open Day - New Venue for IHNSA Trolley Fair - March 23rd

Plant retailers have two buying opportunities this week.The first is at Kelly's Nursery Open Day which starts tomorrow for two days. A number of nurseries will be displaying at the event and will be offering a full range of plants to prospective buyers. 

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Kelly’s Nursery Open Day

On display at the show:

  • Largest range of hedging plants in Ireland
  • Large range of top quality Trees, Shrubs, Heathers and Bamboo
  • View our latest delivery of Specimens just arrived from in Italy
  • BBQ and refreshments served all day

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HortiTrends Weekly News -Trolley Fairs - Subscribe or Advertise in Spring Edition of Horticulture Connected- February 27th

Rentes Plant Fair was a great success for the company once again. Increased turnout of retail plant buyers along with a definite increase in the size of orders was evident over the two days. The Rentes family and team were out in force assisting buyers as usual. While a major sales event for the company, it is also a big social and networking opportunity for plant buyers, the Rentes family and staff.

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HortiTrends Weekly News & Comment - Wages in Horticulture Survey 2015 - Countdown to GLDA International Seminar - Message from Essen

One of the questions I get asked mostly at www.JobsInHorticulture.ie from employers posting new jobs is; What is the going rate for a ....? Its data that we are sorely missing in the industry so in partnership with Barry Lupton, Editor at Horticulture Connected Journal and with your participation and partnership, we will be able to come up with current statistics on 'Wages in Irish Horticulture'.

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