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About Eugene Higgins
Colour Green by Eugene Higgins has recently expanded into Radio Production, specifically to create Gardening themed radio programmes. Eugene has considerable media experience in both Radio, T.V and Newsprint, so moving in this direction, is in many ways a natural move.
"Garden Cafe" is the first production undertaken , the objective being to create refreshing new radio programs, for lovers of all things -Gardening.
Our intention is to develop the Brand over the next few years.
Past Media Projects
Over the last 15 years Eugene has been combining Horticulture and media work, working on the Afternoon Show on RTE for all six seasons.
Other media contributions have also included.
- UTV Glorious Gardens
- BBC Room For Improvement (Season 1)
- Newstalk Sile Seoige Gardening Contributor
Eugene above on the Afternoon Show on RTE
In 1999 Eugene opened Colour Green Garden Centre in Malahide, Dublin, which won "Best Specialist Garden Centre 2002-Ireland".
TV highlights have included -"The Afternoon Show "(RTE) which commissioned Eugene to restore a spectacular Japanese Garden that had run into serious disrepair (Carrigoran Nursing Home, Co Clare) in a nationwide competition .
Glorious Gardens on UTV commissioned the building of 6 gardens in Northern Ireland including a Community Garden on the Newtownards Road in Belfast and a School Interactive Outdoor Classroom /Garden in the Creggan Estate in Derry.
Other highlights include visiting the "Philadelphia Flower Show USA". where he gave a series of Talks on Irish Gardens which was sponsored by Tourism Ireland in March 2013. Currently Eugene writes a weekly Gardening Column for the Irish Mail On Sunday and was a regular contributor on The Sile Seoige Newstalk Program.