Flower of the moment – Ranunculus

The word Ranunculus is one name for a BIG family. There are over 600 species of flowering plants in the genus, including the humble buttercup. Mention Ranunculus to a Flower Farmer or Florist, though, and you’ll see their eyes light up as they bring the much more...

Mother’s Day – 27th March 2022

The Ma. Mum. Mammy. Mother. Whatever you call her, she’s one of the most influential and important women in your life. She’s probably a lot of things – colleague, cook, collector of teenagers at 3.00am; she might even be a Grandmother. One thing she isn’t...

Q4 News

Georgina Campbell award: The Flower Farmers of Ireland are delighted to announce we have are winners in the “Flowers” section of the ‘Little Things’ category in Georgina Campbell Irish Food & Hospitality Awards 2021! Due to Covid the...

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...