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Bloom 2020 Cancelled

Bloom 2020 COVID-19 Update Is it with deep regret that Bord Bia announces the cancellation of Bloom 2020, scheduled to take place from Thursday 28th of...
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Allianz Garden Show Ireland postponed

It is with great regret that due to the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) Allianz Garden Show Ireland will no longer take place 1 –...
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The 2020 ALCI Landscape Awards Winners announced

The Annual Association of Landscape Contractors of Ireland (ALCI) Landscape Awards took place at the Convention Centre Dublin on 6th March. The awards, known...
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A beginner’s guide to organic matter

When I started growing food on the earth as opposed to container gardening, one of my first conundrums was how to treat the soil....
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Lettuce grown in space ‘safe and nutritious’ – RTÉ News

NASA astronauts have reported that lettuce grown entirely in space is as nutritious and safe to eat as lettuce grown on Earth. A report published...
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Farmers asked to help shed light on Ireland’s evolving wildlife calendar in response to...

The National Biodiversity Data Centre, based down in Co. Waterford is inviting members of the farming community throughout Ireland to participate in a new...
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Gardening for Beginners – Getting started during spring and beyond

Are you new to growing fruit, herbs and vegetables and looking for some pointers? With ten years of blogging experience, I’ve published over 500...
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Peter Donegan to design ‘Northern Roots Oldham Garden’ at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower...

Peter Donegan to design ‘Northern Roots Oldham Garden’ at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2020. Having returned from France and the inauguration of the...
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Postponement of National Tree Week 2020

Update Following the guidelines as laid out by the HSE in relation to COVID-19 specifically regarding social distancing, the Tree Council of Ireland, in partnership...
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Starting a Farm Food Business – From Fork to Farm

In conjunction with Teagasc and Kilkenny Leader Partnership, the Local Enterprise Office Kilkenny is hosting an information seminar. Hear from Food entrepreneurs who will share...