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Wholesale producers of 100% peat and chemical pesticide free alpines and culinary herbs for sale to garden centres in Wales and borders. Also supply young plant

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Joined Twitter 10/20/13


5 days to go!! Please give us a share and enable ⁦@EdibleBristol⁩ to grow!! https://t.co/qKGoiyxaa5
Retweeted by grown in wales @JaneyGodley Bread and milk. Just torn up pieces of white bread soaked in hot milk with sugar and a knob of butter
10/21
2020
@lewisappleby3 @David18789352 @Nigel_Farage unless you wear orange makeuo @rexgoldsmith I would just love a big bowl of those right now @IrisesSeagate I wouldn't mind being an Iris grower when I grow up @IrisesSeagate That's a stunnerAll over the world businesses are trying to adapt to a new landscape. @HortWales have showcased a few here.… https://t.co/LPRpBuUgTS @Botanygeek I guess that I'm a details kinda guy @Botanygeek Is there a seaweed that tastes like cumberland sausages ? @GeorgeMonbiot Maybe that is how the left fails. The right has a simple solid message that appeals to emotion. It i… https://t.co/fh0HAXIjylhttps://t.co/FW5j633FMAHere’s a little film featuring us! We felt very honoured to be asked and to feature alongside some fantastic busine… https://t.co/4F6BMZOAxo
Retweeted by grown in wales @CamlanDinas Brilliant I am so looking forward to coming up to see you @HighFarndale Most of my apples come from honesty boxes. Not because they are cheap or have fewer air miles but bec… https://t.co/CiCOi7zNDn
10/20
2020
https://t.co/l1uR738fIS @BensBotanics They don't last longPreseli https://t.co/sM7HS4lR5c @333peterobinson No we don't seem to need anything like that. To some extent we seem to have reached an equilibrium… https://t.co/5mzESdenVB
10/19
2020
@333peterobinson What are they ? @Ruari_Mostyn Initially I tried gravel on areas that had previously been sand. This was a layer of gravel about 4cm… https://t.co/md2vvuNHn2 @magj2187 Lizards are priceless @Ruari_Mostyn There is always a bit of liverwort but using gravel instead of sand and @SylvaGrow compost and keepi… https://t.co/DLqEPShAs8UK import tariffs are changing. Check the guidance. Make the changes. And let’s get going.
Retweeted by grown in wales @Ruari_Mostyn Yes. The broom is the most important pest control on any nurseryWe need sales to survive as a business but the cost of those sales must not be too high. Slug pellets were the last… https://t.co/96bLPsfJRcIf the herbs on your garden centre spend days on a lorry getting to you then they wont look fresh. If they don't lo… https://t.co/YXwmKddeBnOur propagation unit is our secret weapon. It is what allows us to operate on a small scale and supply Welsh garden… https://t.co/dMhg6Gca3J @scrapegroat My preference is to get as many carcasses as I can from the butcher and make stock from those but a de… https://t.co/PeZIRIGVWDColour=impact=sales so there is not much point producing your ornamental plants #peatfree and pesticide free if the… https://t.co/QeIpztIsvRGetting the details right can be expensive in the short term but if you want to produce great plants for years to c… https://t.co/q1P1PTP9P8Most culinary herbs have a shortish shelf life on the garden centre. Stock turn is the key and a short supply chain… https://t.co/i6eCMrfYm2Creating impact on the garden centre bench doesn't happen by accident. It happens after creating a product to speci… https://t.co/XN9l8vwhbA
10/18
2020
@AndyWhelan56 They are fossilised remains of giant mares tail type plants @mid_nowhere I keep going back to strumble especially during storms. Lots of sea birds and cetaceans. Distinct geology @mid_nowhere I am hoping to walk from Fishguard to St Davids soon if I get the chance. Camping at abermawr and one other place @BudGardenCentre @Ruari_Mostyn @BensBotanics @SylvaGrow I am always getting in trouble at such moments because I ca… https://t.co/f9x3k6qwyP @Greengrumbler Fantastic bit of coastlineSpent a few hours with @simreaney yesterday talking about how to integrate natural flood management into a working… https://t.co/nniMcyzLZF
Retweeted by grown in wales @BensBotanics @BudGardenCentre @Ruari_Mostyn @SylvaGrow Excellent discussion by the way @BensBotanics @BudGardenCentre @Ruari_Mostyn @SylvaGrow I have to say that when I am away from home as an early ris… https://t.co/GQFmyNFC2h @BudGardenCentre @Ruari_Mostyn @BensBotanics @SylvaGrow I think I'm so clever coming up with the phrase crystal gan… https://t.co/5J2WlTzgrv @BudGardenCentre @BensBotanics @Ruari_Mostyn @SylvaGrow 1984. I was a newly appointed manager. My boss arranged a v… https://t.co/hxlcTNyqPJ @BudGardenCentre @BensBotanics @Ruari_Mostyn @SylvaGrow I do employ people. Training is possibly my favourite thing… https://t.co/NR1ePlllrQ @BensBotanics @BudGardenCentre @Ruari_Mostyn @SylvaGrow It absolutely isn't but larger businesses are better at doi… https://t.co/TBuNIIlLW2 @BudGardenCentre @Ruari_Mostyn @BensBotanics @SylvaGrow The odd occasion that I get recognition for what I created… https://t.co/bLKRmvQKHi @BudGardenCentre @Ruari_Mostyn @BensBotanics @SylvaGrow No I don't want a bigger business but I would love to just… https://t.co/tan8iXENZu @BudGardenCentre @Ruari_Mostyn @BensBotanics @SylvaGrow That is what I got wrong. I looked at what my local retaile… https://t.co/K8Sw6BwGgd @BensBotanics @Ruari_Mostyn Yes all my plastic products are imported and there have been numerous hiccups this year… https://t.co/J8aORpirmW @BudGardenCentre @Ruari_Mostyn @BensBotanics @SylvaGrow You are one of the most enlightened retailers but I think t… https://t.co/3D2wZyFJfG @BudGardenCentre @Ruari_Mostyn @BensBotanics @SylvaGrow I set out to just make a living but ten years in I would ma… https://t.co/gJuspJr4wv @BensBotanics @Ruari_Mostyn No they didn't but one retailer this year invited me to raise my prices but I have to t… https://t.co/GhLLhnzQc0 @BensBotanics @Ruari_Mostyn Sophisticated retailers understand price sensitivity, stock turn and opportunity cost.… https://t.co/mLpG4MVgJ8 @BensBotanics @Ruari_Mostyn When my 1L semps were retailing everywhere for 2.99 (going back a bit) a rural gc accid… https://t.co/oNiPaWQMFw @Ruari_Mostyn @BensBotanics 25p on the retail price of a 1.4L herb or alpine would secure my business and create jobs. @BensBotanics @Ruari_Mostyn We can only wait and see really. For myself I am just hoping that my relatively simple… https://t.co/1AH7YlEfXj @BensBotanics Since I was at college in 1984 it has proven true that ornamental hort remains relatively unscathed d… https://t.co/dkM9vV1yRB @Ruari_Mostyn @BensBotanics So often I find that retailers are wedded to the idea of being the cheapest even though… https://t.co/XZwjWPokOi @1GarethWynJones No. It's daft. The causes of climate change are complex and to polarise them into one cause or ano… https://t.co/BkIbwQWl8N
10/17
2020
@rexgoldsmith I like small ones like that. Very fresh or frozen. I don't really want to taste squid, just lemon and… https://t.co/2nMxgHb99V @suebeesley @BensBotanics we have an enviable net profit. We are quite efficient but it's mostly because I do a lar… https://t.co/B1QFNAdk9L @BensBotanics @suebeesley The hardest thing is that we have zero income for 5 months. Keeping staff through the win… https://t.co/weeiXDGIaw.@BruceLangridge1 Head of Interpretation at the National Botanic Garden of Wales (@walesbotanic) is now sharing his… https://t.co/TSgeqV5Br8
Retweeted by grown in wales @BensBotanics @suebeesley I'm trying. Typically we have grown 20% PA until 2019 from very small beginnings. This co… https://t.co/pEavgZpSxl @RobbieCave1 @jackwallington Yes I can see that working where you have a nice block of the same plant and I try to… https://t.co/vH0HrvI4lO @jackwallington I quite like this idea and I would probably buy my plants from a retailer that did this. In the gar… https://t.co/kz5piteP8LWhat a great first week of the Plant Health in Horticulture Conference! We now look forward to next week - there is… https://t.co/lJx8kVSn2z
Retweeted by grown in wales @hiutdenim Love and stubbornness @mid_nowhere I can see my camping spot. Fantastic place @MattSears17 @GeorgeMonbiot Ours won't collect it if you do thatI was shown these cheeky monkeys by my paddling mate growing on kelp in a sea cave in Pembrokeshire. I learn someth… https://t.co/RM634kyfHO @al_tinkum @suebeesley The circles are fossilised trees or at least giant, ancient versions of mares tail that grew… https://t.co/NcO0CdXBnsHow has it been for us during the last 6 months? does a appetite still exist for plastic free gardening? We want to… https://t.co/g1sXKsG60y
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10/16
2020
https://t.co/3H2LS8CNiAWho knows what these circles are on the cliff face in south Pembrokeshire ? https://t.co/3KqCgQZB2m @cerelin @SCrabbPembs Well said Linda @pile_joanne Have an excellent day Joanne @Greengrumbler Scallop dredgerhttps://t.co/PEvFvDySqH
10/15
2020
Starting in 30 mins...A very exciting virtual tour around the renowned Crûg Farm Plants and to hear an interview wi… https://t.co/B1Y7oWfZbn
Retweeted by grown in wales @suebeesley I am quite proud of what we have achieved here in terms of producing a product that stands up alongside… https://t.co/wjHPEFuWqH @suebeesley I have to say that I felt a bit ashamed as I wrote that I just don't know what to do about it @RogerTheHelmet @Nigel_Farage It depends which day you are asking on @cwmfarmsalami I had two applicants. One told me he was only going to be here until he got a university place sorte… https://t.co/620WWnxlzp @suebeesley There are alternatives but in the garden centre the presentation is all about colour and impact. If you… https://t.co/oZWsGHObBy
10/14
2020
@SiobhanCorc @GelertDesign @1GarethWynJones @BorisJohnson I don't know where the rice came from for this evenings r… https://t.co/Ugq5lfWXu7 @SiobhanCorc @GelertDesign @1GarethWynJones @BorisJohnson My food choices are made not with any kind of privilege b… https://t.co/LKaKuKPv5A @SiobhanCorc @GelertDesign @1GarethWynJones @BorisJohnson My hope is that we can build a food system which does not… https://t.co/pwmORZMPy7 @GelertDesign @SiobhanCorc @1GarethWynJones @BorisJohnson It did sound a bit smug but that's the thing I guess I an… https://t.co/oyUkXFaqtw @GelertDesign @SiobhanCorc @1GarethWynJones @BorisJohnson I can't think of much that I buy that would be processed… https://t.co/aZYiztMdeu @GelertDesign @SiobhanCorc @1GarethWynJones @BorisJohnson My butcher will as it comes from his farm. My veg and sal… https://t.co/DjbS3URpskFantastic work ongoing by @Natures_Voice restoring peat uplands at @RSPBDoveStone We need to do more of this given… https://t.co/6xvPGvlzBd
Retweeted by grown in wales @SiobhanCorc @1GarethWynJones @BorisJohnson I will because I use retailers that are proud to tell me the origin of… https://t.co/ff2jZnrViN @FaithSiples @kgimson Not great. I told my dad that next time I get a digger in I'm going to did 5 graves. That should see him out @SiobhanCorc @1GarethWynJones @BorisJohnson There's no reason that I an see for the food that we currently eat to b… https://t.co/7ijSUPnjya @1GarethWynJones @BorisJohnson A number of people are responding as if it is the American food that is the problem.… https://t.co/FEslJbDcJf @kgimson @FaithSiples The half rotted corpse of my dads previous dog when I was digging the grave for his most rece… https://t.co/6gBAfQtXCN @NeilAlcock @BensBotanics @1GarethWynJones @BorisJohnson @AldiUK Aldi compete mostly on price. They might find them… https://t.co/D5AGxvMKkR @pepperpotherbs That's brilliant. When I am feeling a bit low I walk up and down the concrete paths and remember ho… https://t.co/dLYUGRW3dG @AliDriverUK This reminds me very much of the back lanes of south pembrokeshire. I have seen it looking like blood… https://t.co/wZNNdhPtWb @RMGCLARK61 @_Saczak @RemainingKind Choice is the mantra of free market fundamentalists but it can easily result in… https://t.co/Nyngd14QzB
10/13
2020

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