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Meet Our Expert Gardeners

Over the generations we've learned a thing or two about what our customers want – well-informed advice, inspiration and help with their garden projects big and small. When you visit Horkans you'll find our friendly staff are all experts in their own sections so you can be sure of getting the help and advice you need. Led by Paraic Horkan, our leading gardening expert, well-known for his regular radio broadcasts, television appearances and newspaper columns -- we have an ongoing internal training programme that ensures our team has the specialist knowledge you need.

Meet some of our key team members

  • Name: Paraic Horkan
  • Area of Expertise: Everything!

Paraic qualified as a horticulturist in 1983 at the National Botanic Gardens in Dublin. He subsequently worked in a number of Europe’s leading garden centres and nurseries before establishing Horkans Garden & Lifestyle Centre with his brothers. He regularly gives lectures to gardening organisations, presents a weekly gardening program on RTE Radio One,  Midwest radio and is the resident garden expert on TV3’s Ireland: AM.


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