Celebrating Organic September

Celebrating Organic September

With hard work comes great reward. We couldn’t have really asked for a better year as a grower, however the very hot weather made the pest control a bit of a struggle, meaning we couldn’t quite take full advantage of such a good summer - but that’s all part of the challenge of growing organically. It’s a great feeling though, when the hard work, patience (and a bit of good fortune)… leer más

Categories: Ambiente, Noticias Generales

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… leer más

Categories: Education, Eventos, Noticias Generales

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… leer más

Categories: Education, Eventos, Noticias Generales

Open Farm Sunday - Join us on 8th June

Open Farm Sunday - Join us on 8th June

Sunday 8 June 2014 is Open Farm Sunday and Tangmere Airfield Nurseries are opening their gates to visitors, for what promises to be both a fascinating and enjoyable day out for the whole family. Open Farm Sunday is a nationwide event organised by LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) to showcase British farming. It supports the growing interest by consumers in buying British and the increasing demand… leer más

Categories: Eventos, Noticias Generales

Growing organic: fresh news

Growing organic: fresh news

New season, new ideas, same weather! Well here we go again, the Somerset levels are flooded just like this time last year but there are some new ideas and some changes in the organic pepper crop. Our arch-enemy the aphid really gave us some headaches last year but we have everything crossed that a new strategy will help us get more out of our plants in 2014. Firstly we have grafted all of our organic… leer más

Categories: Ambiente, Noticias Generales

Preparing for the new season - the promise of things to come

Preparing for the new season - the promise of things to come

It may be winter and a time when everything slows down (without production) but in our glasshouses it’s the crucial time to plan for the new season and to achieve the desired results. This year, we’ve selected more than 30 different pepper varieties including some exciting new trials so we’ll be looking forward to fresh challenges ahead and of course, the first fruits to harvest!… leer más

Categories: Noticias Generales