22January2018

Pretty Hair Flower Ideas - Ruth Gallagher

Flowers in your hair for special occasions drifted out of fashion but recently they are making a comeback and have become extremely popular. We can see a lot of artificial flowers being used now. Pretty single large flower attachments on hair slides. 

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Garden Book Swap at Allianz Garden Show Ireland

Bought a gardening book and finished it? Been given a beautiful gardening book and you already have a copy? Or have you been clearing your dusty shelves and are not quite sure what to do with those old favourites that you’ve read in the past?

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Historic Antrim Castle Gardens the Venue for Allianz Garden Show Ireland 2015

Antrim Castle Gardens is an historical gem. The 400 year old gardens are unique in Northern Ireland. A recent £6m restoration project supported by Heritage Lottery Fund has now preserved this historic site for generations to come.

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The Rare & Special Plant Fair 2015 In Association With Bord Bia

Spring has sprung and summer is on the way. Green fingered gardeners of all ages are encouraged to visit Airfield Dundrum on Sunday May 10th from 10am to 5pm, when it will play host to The Rare & Special Plant Fair 2015. 

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Flowers for Your First Holy Communion - Ruth Gallagher

What an exciting time for a young little flowers. As they take a big step with their fellow classmates, we strive to make this day special and memorable. Our little gems have been working very hard in school with their teachers in the build up to this day. I love to see them arrive into Flowers Now in Balbriggan with their parents. Full of excitement to order flowers for their Communion. Here are a few of the requests we usually get:

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BBC Radio 4's Gardeners' Question Time Visits Garden Show!

On Friday 8th May, BBC Radio 4's Gardeners' Question Time will be recording from Allianz Garden Show Ireland at Antrim Castle Gardens! So bring along your questions and put them to the celebrated panel of gardening experts. The team is made up of organic gardening guru Bob Flowerdew, plantsman and horticulturalist Matthew Biggs, and botanist James Wong with Eric Robson in the chair.

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A Game Menu For Garden Show

For over a decade, Northern Ireland's premiere gardening event, Allianz Garden Show Ireland has been championing local food producers from all over the country. Recently, organisers revealed a game menu featuring lobster burgers and wild game as the Show teams up with Food NI for this year's event, which runs 8-10 May in Antrim Castle Gardens. 

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ILI April Lecture: Landscape Photography

Landscape Photography: We make the path by walking
Paul Gaffney
Wednesday April 15th at 6.30pm

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The Rare and Special Plant Fair

The Rare and Special Plant Fair was established in 2001 with the assistance of BordBia, to ensure that the gardening public has an opportunity to purchase rare and difficult to source plants, while at the same time visit a garden of note that they may not otherwise visit.

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Call For All To Spring Into Action

In celebration of the official 'first day of spring' (20th March) Allianz Garden Show Ireland has called for all gardeners to 'spring into action' and get involved in the Team Garden Challenge at the 2015 Allianz Garden Show Ireland event which takes place from 8-10 May at Antrim Castle Gardens. Pictured at the launch were members of the Men's Shed Garden Challenge team who are all set to get to work ahead of the event.

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Beautiful Summer Arrangements - Ruth Gallagher

As we say goodbye to the windy days of spring. Picking up the endless supply of leaves and seeing the first sign of bulbs emerging from the ground. Fences painted, the grass getting its first cut, plants cut back. We are ready for summer.

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Watch Episode 1 of Super Garden on RTÉ Player

Grace McCullen attempts to create a space for the children to enjoy and an area where the parents can entertain when she takes over a garden in Bettystown. Watch Here.

Source: RTE - Watch Episode 1 of Super Garden on RTÉ Player

New Park on Cork St. Community Consultation Workshop

Dublin City Council are developing a new public park on the vacant site on Cork St/ Ormond St. The project team will be hsoting a Consultation Workshop so that the local community can share ideas and views on the park design and development. 

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The Sodshow Attends The Launch Of Vita Exhibition At Dublin Airport

The SodShow, Ireland's Best Podcast 2013 and only garden radio show. Live every Friday @ 3pm – or alligator in podcast.

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Garden Show Ireland is for Family's

In recognition of National Gardening Week, Ulster Rugby Star Ian Humphreys and his family this week helped launch the family programme for this years Allianz Garden Show Ireland event which will take place from 8-10 May at Antrim Castle Gardens.

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Practical Gardening Morning with Ciarán Burke on 25th April

The Royal Horticultural Society of Ireland invites you to join them for a morning of practical gardening. The workshop will be led by Ciarán Burke, owner of The Garden School, now housed in the RHSI's new office in Laurelmere, Marlay Park, Dublin 14. It will take place on Saturday 25th April from 10 until 1230. All are welcome. €10 fee includes tea/coffee. Advance booking is essential. Further details from 01 493 7154 or at www.rhsi.ie

Source: GardenGuide News Room

How To Make Your Flower Shop Stand Out from the Crowd -

Arriving in to work for me always puts a smile on my face. The shop front always looks beautiful and stands out against, which could be described as a concrete jungle.Bold bright colours attract the eye before you even enter our shop. How do we make our shop stand out?

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Make Easter Bright With Bulbs! - Garden Show Ireland

 

Spring is definitely in the air and Propertynews.com in partnership with Allianz Garden Show Ireland 2015's very own Gardening Guru, Geoff Stebbings brings you some top tips on how to brighten up your outside space for Easter. Geoff has loads of ideas for making that space outside your house look bright and colourful!

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A Magnificent New Book on The Irish Garden by Jane

The first major book on Irish gardens in well over a decade ...
THE IRISH GARDEN
By Jane Powers
Photography by Jonathan Hession
£40׀ 2nd April 2014 ׀ 400 pages ׀ Frances Lincoln Publishers

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Bord Bia Industry Awards 2015

National Amenity Horticulture Quality Awards 2015
A total of 38 garden centres and 18 landscape service providers were recognised, in addition to a number of special category award winners (details below).

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