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#Horticulture

From TheJournal.ie This deserted island is up for grabs at €1.25m - and some people think the government should buy it For Sale

This deserted island is up for grabs at €1.25m - and some people think the government should buy it

Madigan says it would require ‘considerable resource commitments’ to buy the island off the coast of Galway.

From TheJournal.ie The weather's getting better – finally! – so it's time to get stuck into the vegetable patch Column

The weather's getting better – finally! – so it's time to get stuck into the vegetable patch

Tips on growing your own seasonal produce, as well as delicious recipes, from GIY’s Michael Kelly.

From TheJournal.ie 5 reasons you should go to Bloom this weekend Opinion

5 reasons you should go to Bloom this weekend

If you think it’s just about some pretty plants, think again!

From TheJournal.ie Urban Greening: The simple step we can take to beautifully transform our lives Opinion

Urban Greening: The simple step we can take to beautifully transform our lives

If you live in a city and spend your time working indoors then you need to get more plants into your life.

From TheJournal.ie Peru's coca growers being encouraged to switch to... coffee plants Peru

Peru's coca growers being encouraged to switch to... coffee plants

Not a bad idea in the fight against drugs – but low prices and coffee plant diseases getting in the way.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael TD Tom Hayes is the new junior agriculture minister Appointment

Fine Gael TD Tom Hayes is the new junior agriculture minister

Hayes succeeds Shane McEntee who died last December.

From TheJournal.ie €4.4m to assist horticulture producers after 'exceptionally wet weather' Horticulture

€4.4m to assist horticulture producers after 'exceptionally wet weather'

Bad weather in 2012 affected most sectors within Ireland’s horticultural industry – and the damage was further compounded for many growers by the cold late spring this year, the Minister for Agriculture said.

From TheJournal.ie Food growing set to be added to UK curriculum - what about Ireland? Horticulture This post contains a poll

Food growing set to be added to UK curriculum - what about Ireland?

Should it also be brought into Irish schools?

From TheJournal.ie No garden, no problem: What can you grow in your apartment? Grow It Yourself

No garden, no problem: What can you grow in your apartment?

Just because you haven’t got a garden (or allotment) doesn’t mean you can’t grow your own vegetables.

Slideshow: Take a sneak peek at Bloom 2012 Bloom 2012 This post contains images

Slideshow: Take a sneak peek at Bloom 2012

The gardening event opens tomorrow morning in the Phoenix Park and runs until Monday evening.

From TheJournal.ie €3.7m in grants for horticultural producers Horticulture

€3.7m in grants for horticultural producers

Dept of Agriculture says the grant will assist 152 producers in accessing specialist equipment and facilities for their business.