John Stanley reports on MyPlant trade show in Italy

Businesses need to innovate or die, the challenge is often coming up with new and innovate ideas. This is one reason I enjoy travelling,...

EU and IRL Plant health update (March 1st) by Teagasc’s Dónall Flanagan

In spite of the very cold weather, some changes in plant health regulation come into effect today. In efforts to control the spread of the...
Pots on trolley with IHNSA's new 'Plant me Now!' labels, at IHNSA Trolley Fair

Visit the IHNSA Trolley Fair on 27th February 2018

Join us on Tuesday 27th February for the first of the 2018 Ihnsa Trolley Fairs! The 1st IHNSA Trolley Fair supported by Bord Bia will...

Teagasc nursery stock spring meeting

The spring meeting will provide some ideas for preparing for the very busy growing season ahead, Xylella updates and some new proposed initiatives on...

UK Poinsettia Shelf life evaluation – Teagasc

The AHDB recently completed a varieties shelf life trial asses new varieties. Infinity, the current industry standard, was seen to compare favourably with a...

AIPH invites global ornamental horticulture industry to Melbourne

Melbourne, Australia is the venue for the next meeting of the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH). Hosted in association with Nursery Garden Industry Australia...

Winter weed control – Teagasc

While plants are dormant there are some valuable weed control options available to the grower. In all cases, check labels and PRCD website for up to date...

GLDA 22nd International Seminar – The Designed Garden – An unfinished canvas

Who controls the evolution of the living garden? As designers and gardeners, we are very aware that our gardens are only as good as their...

Labour – Shortage and costs – Teagasc

Wage bills will be in sharp focus with the minimum wage increase to €9.55 per hour from €9.25, since the start of January. Speaking with growers many...

ENA starts the “Green Cities for a Sustainable Europe” promotion campaign

ENA – the European Nurserystock Association – signed a Grant Agreement with CHAFEA (Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency) of the European Commission...
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