09February2016

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GLDA’s 20th International Garden Design Seminar

GLDA’s 20th International Garden Design Seminar

Ebb & Flow Redrawing the design boundaries between East & West

The GLDA’s 20th Int...


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JSA

Build Sales…Develop a Playground - John Stanley

In my last article we focused on building sales by removing confusion, in this article I want to focus on the playground strategy in your business.

Consumer research indicates that the main reason consumers are shopping at lifestyle retail outlets, such as garden centres is that they come for an experience. The product can be purchased online.

Read more: Build Sales…Develop a Playground - John Stanley

Teagasc

Assistant Principal Appointed to Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture

The Teagasc Authority has appointed Colm Dockrell as Assistant Principal at the Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture, National Botanic Gardens, Dublin. He had joined Teagasc in 2009 from the Warrenstown Horticulture College, where he had taught for 30 years up until its closure in that year.

Read more: Assistant Principal Appointed to Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture

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RTÉ’s Super Garden Launches it’s New Search for 5 Budding Garden Designers

RTÉ (in association with Bord Bia, Woodie’s and Cuprinol) are launching their annual call out for designers ready to showcase their green fingered talent in Irish television’s only garden design show: Super Garden. The five chosen to take part will compete for the prize of creating a garden for this year’s Bloom Garden Show taking place in June in the Phoenix Park.

Read more: RTÉ’s Super Garden Launches it’s New Search for 5 Budding Garden Designers

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Greenmount College - Making Vital Industry Links in Horticulture

Industry visits are a vital component of learning at Greenmount Campus and help students network, build future links and also form a bridge to employment.

Level 2 Diploma in Horticulture students recently enjoyed a day of industry visits to reinforce practical and theory knowledge classes, as part of their ‘Establishing and Maintaining Turf’ unit.

Read more: Greenmount College - Making Vital Industry Links in Horticulture

Agriculture

Minister Hayes Launches 'Land Availability for Afforestation - Exploring Opportunities for Expanding Ireland's Forest Resource'

Minister of State for Forestry, Tom Hayes today launched Land Availability for Afforestation, - Exploring opportunities for expanding Ireland’s forest resource. The report has been compiled under the auspices of the Council for Forest Research and Development - COFORD.

Read more: Minister Hayes Launches 'Land Availability for Afforestation - Exploring Opportunities for...

ICL

ICL Launch Four New Products

ICL has kick-started 2016 by expanding its product portfolio after announcing the launch of four new formulations.

Over the years, ICL has developed a rich portfolio of products serving the needs of turf and landscape, professional horticulture and specialty agriculture with market leading brands. A commitment to investing in research and development has ensured that the company continues to bring to market the most innovative products year on year.

Read more: ICL Launch Four New Products

BordBia

Clicks Versus Bricks: The UK Retail Market is Shifting Online

Like many aspects of modern life, the dynamic of UK consumers’ purchasing habits is gradually shifting online. This has become most evident as the results of the high street’s performance come trickling out in these first days of the new year.

Read more: Clicks Versus Bricks: The UK Retail Market is Shifting Online

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In 2016 We Can Deliver the Global Potential of our Food and Drink Industry - Foster and McGuinness

First Minister, Arlene Foster MLA and the deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness MLA today said they are more determined than ever to support and grow the food and drink industry in 2016.

The Ministers attended an event in the Ulster Hall showcasing a range of local produce as the opener for the Year of Food and Drink 2016.

Read more: In 2016 We Can Deliver the Global Potential of our Food and Drink Industry - Foster and McGuinness

BordBia

Bord Bia Insight Studies for 2016

Get closer than ever to your customers, so close that you tell them what they need before they realise it themselves”, Steve Jobs

2015 was a busy year for Insight studies within Bord Bia: In March, we looked at how you can build brands in the own label environment.

Read more: Bord Bia Insight Studies for 2016

JSA

Build Sales …Remove Confusion - John Stanley

We are told the Millennial is the new consumer and the more we understand that consumer the better our businesses will be. Building sales is not just about Millennial’s it is about your whole target consumer base and how you can build trust and their confidence while providing them with an experience.

Read more: Build Sales …Remove Confusion - John Stanley

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Costa Farms, USA, Wins AIPH International Grower of the Year 2016

Costa Farms, USA, has been awarded the accolade of the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) International Grower of the Year 2016.

Celebrating the world’s best ornamentals growers, the AIPH International Grower of the Year Awards 2016 - Gala Dinner took place on 28 January 2016, during IPM Essen, Germany.

Read more: Costa Farms, USA, Wins AIPH International Grower of the Year 2016

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Cross Border Business Support Expo

Are you in business and want to know about the support you can obtain? What business grants you can apply for? Which funded programmes will help you grow your business? Do you need to secure finance? Thinking of entering new markets? Do you need help on how to survive? Are you looking to expand and/or recruit? Want to start your own business? Are you unsure of where to look for guidance, support and advice? 

Read more: Cross Border Business Support Expo

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The Netherlands and Turkey are Finalists in the Cut Flowers Category of the AIPH International Grower of the Year Awards 2016

Ornamentals growers from The Netherlands and Turkey are finalists in the Cut Flowers category of the AIPH International Grower of the Year Awards 2016. 

Read more: The Netherlands and Turkey are Finalists in the Cut Flowers Category of the AIPH International...

BordBia

Bord Bia Marketing Fellowship Recruitment

This week we officially launched a search for 20 ambitious graduates with a minimum of two years work experience to apply for our international marketing Fellowship programme in association with the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School.

Read more: Bord Bia Marketing Fellowship Recruitment

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Workshops Announced for Clare Tidy Towns and Community Groups

The Environment Section of Clare County Council has organised a series of workshops in Ennis, Scarriff and Miltown Malbay to assist community groups with the Sustainable Waste & Resource Management category of the national SuperValu TidyTowns competition. 

Read more: Workshops Announced for Clare Tidy Towns and Community Groups

Teagasc

Nationwide Series of Teagasc Forestry Advisory Clinics

A nationwide series of forestry advisory clinics for people who are considering forestry, or who are existing forest owners, has been organised by Teagasc’s Forestry Development Department. These one-to-one consultations are being held from next week between January 18 and 29.

Read more: Nationwide Series of Teagasc Forestry Advisory Clinics

Featured Event

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16 February 2016 09:00 - 17 February 2016 17:00

Rentes Plants @ M0YVALLY, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Rentes Plants Spring Fair 2016

"We would like to take this opportunity to invite you to our annual Spring Show, being held on our premises in Kildare. On display will be our entire Spring stock, with everything from Shrubs to conifers, climbers to Trees, fruit to Roses on show. Also on show will be one of Irelands most extensive ranges of larger, specimen sized plants. Ideal for creating instant effect. Don't miss this perfect opportunity to view our entire spring range before the busy spring period".
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On display at the show:

  • On display 700 INDIVIDUAL PLANT VARIETIES
  • Largest Range of Compact & Hardy Shrubs in Ireland
  • Large Range of Trees, Climbers & Conifers
  • Large Range of Roses including
  • Flower Carpet, David Austin, Floribunda,
  • Climber, Patio, Hybrid Tea
  • New Plants and Services Introductions
  • Good Food and Refreshments Served
Many Specials & Mixed Trolley Offers on the Day

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Directions:

From Cork, Limerick, Kerry – head to Tullamore, Kilbeggan, Rochfortbridge, Milltownpass, Kinnegad. From Galway – head to Athlone, Kilbeggan, Rochfortbridge, Milltownpass, Kinnegad

From Sligo – Head east for Dublin, take exit off motorway at Kinnegad. Follow directions from Kinnegad.

Directions from Kinnegad –Exit Kinnegad heading east for Clonard/Dublin. Continue for approx 6 miles through Clonard, pass Mother Hubbards on RHS, take next turn left (signposted Longwood). Rentes Plants Ltd is on LHS.

From Dublin – take M4 heading West. Watch for toll plaza signs, take slip rd off M4 at Kilcock, take 3 rd exit off roundabout for Enfield (Old N4). Travel through Enfield village heading West for approx 5 miles. After ESSO petrol station on RHS take right turn just before Moyvalley Tyre Centre. Rentes Plants Ltd is on LHS.

From North – head to Slane, Navan, Trim, Longwood. Travel through Longwood village & continue until you pass under 2 stone bridges. At next four crossroads turn left. Continue for approx 1 mile to a sharp right hand bend. Rentes Plants Ltd is on the RHS

From Southeast – head to Naas, Sallins, Clane, Kilcock, Enfield. Travel through Enfield village heading West for approx 5 miles. After ESSO petrol station on RHS take right turn just before Myvalley Tyre Centre. Rentes Plants Ltd is on LHS.

Rentes Plants Ltd.
Moyvalley, Broadford, Co. Kildare
Tel: 046 9551237 Fax: 046 9551160
Email:info@rentes.ie Website:www.rentes.ie