The heat is on!

The heat is on!

Its British summer time and the barbeques have actually been out; even the paddling pools went out of stock!  Good weather for growers in one respect, but the fact it’s also good weather for insects means pest numbers are on the increase too. The main problem for organic pepper growers is aphids of various species. Reproducing without needing males, and being born pregnant gives a single… leer más

Categories: Noticias Generales

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… leer más

Categories: Education, Noticias Generales

Introducing Neal’s Blog…

Introducing Neal’s Blog…

As Technical Manager at the organic nursery in Somerset, I am involved with a number of aspects of the business, from supermarket auditing to pest and disease control. I will be blogging periodic updates on how our organic pepper crop is doing as well as posting a few facts and figures about peppers in general. Yet again it’s the weather most professional and amateur growers seem to… leer más

Categories: Noticias Generales

¡Recaudación de fondos para Comic Relief!

¡Recaudación de fondos para Comic Relief!

Gracias a todos aquellos que nos ayudaron a recaudar fondos para Comic Relief en ¡nuestro espectacular Red Nose Day! Nuestra venta de platos contó con un montón de buenísimas recetas hechas por nuestro personal (gracias a aquellos que cocinaron, estuvisteis fabulosos y también a nuestros maravillosos voluntarios). Las donaciones también fueron generosamente… leer más

Categories: Eventos, Noticias Generales