About Us

Whelehan Gardening

Whelehan Gardening is Ireland's leading distributor of high-quality, branded garden products to the retail sector in Ireland.

Our mission is to represent the biggest and best-selling international garden brands in the Irish market with service levels second to none, providing Sales, Marketing and Distribution to every retail category involved in the sale of consumer garden products in Ireland.

Our high-quality, market-leading brands of Garden Chemicals, Wild Bird Care, Garden Tools, Gardening Gloves and Garden Sundries are sold through our comprehensive customer network which includes Garden Centres, DIY Multiples, Hardware Stores, Co-Operative Outlets and Supermarket Chains, all serviced by our experienced Sales and Merchandising team.

We are proud of our close working relationships, developed over many years, with both suppliers and customers and aim to provide our high-quality product portfolio with the highest level of service and value possible.

OUR SUPPLY PARTNERS:

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company this year celebrate 21 years in the Irish market with world-renowned brands covering every category of gardening chemicals, including plant foods, weedkillers, pest & disease control and lawn care.

Miracle-Gro, Tomorite, Osmocote, Organic Choice, Gro Your Own, Rose Plus and Murphy Sequestrene represent the best-selling plant food and fertiliser brands available in Ireland.

Scotts best-selling weedkiller brands include Pathclear, Weedol, Roundup and TumbleWeed.

In the pest & disease category, RoseClear is easily the No. 1 top-selling product and is joined by a family of "Clear" products which include BugClear, FungusClear and SlugClear. The Ant Stop Home Defence range rounds off the pest control offering.

EverGreen Complete, Feed & Weed, Cut & Feed, Mosskill, EverGreen Autumn and Miracle-Gro Lawn Food brands represent a significant share of the lawncare market in Ireland. Lawn repair products, such as Miracle-Gro Patch Magic and Miracle-Gro Lawn Seed, Dog Spot Repair and Lawn Thickener represent the biggest growth area in garden chemical sales over the past number of years.

PowerGreen is an Irish company who manufacture the innovative GreenSax 100% compostable refuse bags and working closely with Whelehan Gardening have developed the MossOff range of moss and algae control products for lawns and hard surfaces.

Joe's Garden Gloves were launched in Ireland and the UK in 2011 and offer a simple but very effective retail display solution in the gardening glove category.

Easy Gardener and Whelehan Gardening have worked together for many years to bring the very best quality in weed control fabrics to the Irish market, with the WeedBlock name the most recognisable brand with both consumers and retailers alike.

Expert Books  have become the best-selling range of garden books in history with over 50 million copies sold worldwide. Whelehan Gardening have been supplying the Irish market with this comprehensive range for many years.

A brief company history:
Founded in 1887 by T.P. Whelehan, who was a community pharmacist, the business was passed onto his son, also a pharmacist, who, in the process of expansion, acquired a number of Sole Agency distribution agreements for the Irish market.

Initially located in Dublin's city centre, the business quickly outgrew the accommodation and a site in the northern suburb of Finglas was subsequently acquired in 1956.

In July 2004, the UniPhar Group acquired the Whelehan Group.

In October 2010, the Whelehan Group was sold to Verbena Limited, a 100% Irish-owned company. The Whelehan Group then moved to a new, state of the art suite of offices at the Bracetown Business Park in Clonee, Co. Meath.

 

© 2017 Whelehan Gardening,
  • Suite 11 & 12 Bunkilla Plaza, Bracetown Business Park, Clonee, Co. Meath.
  • Phone: 00353 1 4688900
  • Fax: 00353 1 8362271
  • Email: gardening@tpwhelehan.ie

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