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Week 42 (2018) Update

The Bulrush lily herbicide trial was harvested and assessed this week.  There were clear differences between the treatments and the results will be reported in the annual report which will be available next year.

Week 39 (2018) Update – The End of the Season (Almost)

Most of the trials are now complete (except for the Bulrush lily growing media trial that has been moved into a glasshouse) and the annual crops have been cleared, the perennials cut back and the tunnels uncovered.  The blog will now not be updated on a weekly basis and posts will only be added infrequently […]

Week 37 & 38 (2018) Update

The Fusarium tunnel has now been cleared with the poly mulch and dead plants put into bags and burnt, the soil rotovated and the cover taken off the tunnel. The week 29 planting of Ammi visnaga is now in full flower (see left hand photo) and the week 32 planting (see right hand photo) has […]

Jonathan Moseley’s British Flower Bus 2018

During  2018 Jonathan Moseley led a nationwide campaign to promote commercial British Flower growing and highlight the 12 month availability of British Grown Flowers. Jonathan has been working with  FlorismartUK to launch a ground breaking three-year project with a major industry and retail campaign to establish wide scale seasonal growing of cut flowers in Britain […]

Air Movement Day on 9th October 2018

On the 9th of October an Air Movement Day will be held at W D Smith,  Smith and Son, Grange Nurseries, SS11 7QU. The day will start with presentations and interactive discussion covering the following questions: Why do you want air movement in a glasshouse? What techniques are available and how do they compare? What […]

Latest Reports

Updated version of the Cut flower plant and seed suppliers directory

Gordon Hanks has recently updated the Cut Flower Plant and Seed Suppliers Directory.  This can be accessed by clicking on the following link:- supplier-database-201529810

CFC Final Report 2015 – Grower Summary

Please click on the following link to download a copy of the grower summary from the 2o15 CFC final report. http://horticulture.ahdb.org.uk/sites/default/files/research_papers/PO%20BOF%20002a_GS_Annual_2015.pdf  

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