Onward and Upward!

Irish Flower Week 2021 was a great success for the Flower Farmers of Ireland. The members really got behind it this year and we made some real inroads into raising awareness of our aims and activities. We learned a lot from it and we’re very grateful to the regional...

It’s Irish Flower Week again!

From the 5th to the 11th of July, our members will be celebrating all that is great about locally-grown flowers and foliage – and the people who grow them! Watch out for us in the media – some of us have been interviewed for ‘Countrywide’ on Radio 1 and ‘Farmtalk with...

May – Early June

May is when Summer really starts to make itself known, and the colours and scents of nature that are appearing everywhere can revive the most jaded spirit. Flowers, however, can also enliven the dinner table, and not just in a vase! Edible Flowers can be used...

Easter – 4th April 2021

Like everyone else who works with nature, we love this time of year! We’re busy – seedlings won’t plant themselves out and the weeds never sleep – but the winter-work is paying off and colour is returning to our gardens and fields. It seems as...

March = Mothers Day

In Ireland, March traditionally brings a few things with it. Spring is technically well under way but ‘cold snaps’ in the weather (up to and including snowfalls) can’t be discounted, so anyone growing anything outdoors needs to be on their guard and...