Silver Gilt 2018 Chelsea Medal for Kells Bay House and Gardens

Congratulations to Billy Alexander who this week won Silver Gilt Medal for his showcase of rare and exotic ferns grown at Kells Bay House...
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Phoenix Park Counts Down to Bloom Blast-Off!

As the gates are set to open on Bord Bia’s Bloom festival in the Phoenix Park, Dublin tomorrow, the site is buzzing with activity as...
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5th International Conference on Slow- and Controlled-Release and Stabilized Fertilizers (SCRSF’s)

After a 4th edition that gathered almost 300 delegates in Beijing, China in 2016, the conference will again deliver the most up-to-date...

NI Young Horticulturist of the Year

The Northern Ireland heat of the Young Horticulturist of the Year 2018 will be held on Tuesday 6th February at 11.30am in the Horticulture...
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Public symposium on biodiversity loss in changing world: local data, global action

Biodiversity loss is an issue in all parts of the world, yet hasn't been receiving the attention that it should demand, not only from...
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Bloom 2019 Medium Garden – Connectivity

The way our children live now is all about the connectivity of the digital kind. Yet the future of our planet is all about...
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Urban forests to regenerate cities

Urban forests and green infrastructures in cities can play a very important role for improving quality of life. In fact, it has long been...
AIPH/COA COMMUNITY GARDEN OFFICIALLY OPENS FOR 2018 TAICHUNG WORLD FLORA EXPO

AIPH/COA Community Garden officially opens for 2018 Taichung World Flora Expo

The AIPH/COA Community Garden at the 2018 Taichung World Expo opened with a grand ceremony on 2nd November. AIPH President, Mr. Bernard Oosterom, as...
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Why do I do BLOOM?

Nicola Haines returns to Bloom this year after receiving a Gold Medal and ‘Best in  Category’ for co-designing the UCD Evolution of Land Plants show garden in 2016. With a training in architecture and horticulture, she...
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Wildflowers achieve DAFM registration – GLAS stand ST5

Design By Nature has become Ireland's first DAFM registered wildflower seed house. All of their wildflower seeds are sourced, grown and harvested in Ireland....