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Spring 2020 dealing with Covid podcasts

Encouraged by commentators outside the production industry, we are continuing to tell our story changing trading priorities in this ‘unprecedented’ year and sales season, massively affected by the ramifications of the Covid 19 crisis. Garden Centres have re-opened and those…

Arden lea nurseries makes the News

North West News from the BBC on Monday saw a very sad report (unfortunately, being repeated all around the country) from Arden Lea Nurseries in Hesketh Bank, with Nick Taylor stating clearly that the losses they are suffering have been…

Automation Study Tour Holland- September 2019

Following on from the Automation Tour on the 17th & 18th September, I thought it would be good to share some of the automation we’ve seen- Vas. Baas Stand alone packing robot, looked futuristic but was in commissioning phase so…

Growing media update 2020

GM update October 2020. The GMA with the HTA recently published the data on the use of peat and other materials for both the Hobby and Professional Grower markets. Overall for 2019 the data clearly shows that peat use is…

Yorkshire show celebrates 160 years

To celebrate the 160th Great Yorkshire Show, the Yorkshire Agricultural Society (YAS), decided to go back to where it all began. In the 1800s the Craven Heifer became a national phenomenon and toured the county, to this day it remains the…