Careers in Horticulture

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Examples of Sports Turf Sector

The GCSAI try to run as many educational events for its members as it can. Ideas and sponsorship are always welcome from its trade members. Details of any forthcoming events will be sent to members in due course.

Established in 1968, Lely Turfcare (now Reesink Turfcare) is Ireland’s leading turfcare machinery and equipment supplier, providing the turfcare industry with an extensive range of professional equipment manufactured by its highly reputable business partners.

We are and Irish firm who specialise in the construction and remodelling of Golf Courses and Sports Fields.


Cropcare is a leading supplier to the fine turf industry and sports fields. It provides a range of specialist fertilisers, seeds, pesticides, protective workwear, line-marking paint and equipment, coupled with a consultative backup. Cropcare prides itself on its comprehensive product range, excellent service and technical backup. Cropcare’s philosophy is to prosper from helping course managers bring their courses to perfection.

TurfCare is dedicated to supplying innovative products and services in a professional manner to the golf, leisure and amenity industry. We will carry this out using environmentally sound practices in order to provide a sustainable and profitable future for our people and our industry.

We specialise in the installation of irrigation systems, golf course and sports ground renovation, maintenance, and installation of water supply and distribution systems. As a company we pride ourselves as being an independent irrigation contractor, meaning that although we hold a number of main agencies, we have the advantage of being able to supply and install all brands of irrigation equipment.

Boro Landscapes is headed up by Tim Harrington who holds a Diploma in Horticulture and who has worked in the landscape industry for the past 30 years in both the public and private sector. Tim has gained considerable experience in both landscape design and all ancillary works which are required to bring the vision which you have for your garden into reality. We work with the natural environment of your garden and will utilise design and plant material to manage biodiversity. Emphasis is on creativity and attention to detail with personal supervision on site.