gardening

Eco garden centre opens in midlands

Eco garden centre opens in midlands

Two midlands men who knew each other through farming connections have worked together to create a €2million, 5ac eco garden...

June 26, 2021

Lockdown gardening ‘connected people with agriculture’

Lockdown gardening ‘connected people with agriculture’

From baking banana bread to learning TikTok dances, there were a lot of trends we joined in on during lockdown...

July 11, 2020

Re-Start grows links with refugees through gardening initiative

Re-Start grows links with refugees through gardening initiative

Re-Start, a social enterprise created by Enactus University of Limerick (UL) students, is working to integrate refugees and asylum seekers into...

December 1, 2018

Food, farming and gardening to take centre stage at Bloom 2016

Food, farming and gardening to take centre stage at Bloom 2016

Bord Bia’s annual Bloom festival will open to the public in the Phoenix Park, Dublin tomorrow morning, June 2, marking its...

June 1, 2016

1916, Tarzan and mental health-themed gardens to feature at Bloom

1916, Tarzan and mental health-themed gardens to feature at Bloom

Over 100,000 people are expected to descend on the Phoenix Park between Thursday, June 2 and Monday, June 6 for Bloom...

May 29, 2016

Monty Don set to be the highlight of Carlow Garden Festival

Monty Don set to be the highlight of Carlow Garden Festival

The highlight for many, at this year’s Carlow Garden Festival is Monty Don, a gardening guru who is renowned for...

July 19, 2015

Were you one of the 94,000 people who attended Bloom?

Were you one of the 94,000 people who attended Bloom?

Over 94,000 people attended Bord Bia’s Bloom festival in the Phoenix Park, Dublin over the June bank holiday weekend, Bord...

June 2, 2015

Gromór campaign to get the country growing their own food

Gromór campaign to get the country growing their own food

65 garden centres across the country are taking part in a new campaign, Gromór, to get the country growing their...

April 18, 2015

Women and over 55s drive €631m spend on gardening in Ireland

Women and over 55s drive €631m spend on gardening in Ireland

Irish consumers’ gardening spend has increased by 22% since 2011 to reach €631m in 2014, and the value of Ireland’s...

March 13, 2015