Our First Open Farm Sunday - What a fantastic day!

Our First Open Farm Sunday - What a fantastic day!

This was the first year the nursery had participated in Open Farm Sunday – an initiative setup by LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) to showcase British farming. It’s also nearly a decade since the nursery last opened to the public so there was a great sense of occasion – a mix of anticipation and excitement. Mark Knight, Technical Crops Manager said of the event: “As it… read more

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Celebrating Year of Horticulture with a Royal Visit at South of England Show

Celebrating Year of Horticulture with a Royal Visit at South of England Show

This year the Society’s chosen theme was a ‘Celebration of Horticulture’ and Tangmere Airfield Nurseries were invited to take part in a special exhibit ‘Windows of Horticulture’ - nine varied displays demonstrating the best from horticulture specialists in the South East. Located in the Flower Marquee, Tangmere’s display featured aspects of biocontrol and irrigation… read more

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Local children get insight into pepper farming

Local children get insight into pepper farming

Young friends from Year 1 at Walberton & Binsted C of E Primary School had a great time finding out lots of information about peppers with a special lesson at our nurseries. To support their curriculum learning about growing, they were able to see first-hand how our pepper crops are produced. It provided a great opportunity to learn about food, some facts about growing and what is… read more

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