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Welcome to our new news page – Here you will be able to read all about what is currently going on (and growing!) at Taylorgrown.  We will be regularly updating our news page as well as our gallery page to really put you in the picture!

Before we get to the job of the planting/drilling of our vegetables, there is a lot of meticulous planning involved.  Everything is planned to the finest detail.  What crop will go in what field, how much crop will go into each field, when the crop needs to be planted determined by the harvest time required by the customer.  It certainly keeps our Farm Manager, Joe Rolfe and the team busy all year round!

Protecting carrots with straw

November 16, 2017

We are protecting carrots with straw this year to protect them from the frost over the winter months.  They should stay nice and warm More

Carrot harvest

September 26, 2017

After another busy season of hand weeding, irrigating and a lot of crop management, we turn our attention to the carrot harvest of 2017. More

Using beneficial insects

April 2, 2017

Sown in the autumn 2016, beneficial insect beds were introduced into the fields for our 2017 season.  These corridors contain nectar-rich flowers which provide More

Organic potatoes

April 1, 2017

A new root crop we are growing this year is the potato.  We have planted approximately 30 acres of organic potatoes in April.  The More

Brassica trial

October 21, 2016

This year we planted some trial brassica crops.  Included in these were some beautiful ornamental cabbages and kale.  Not only did they look a More

Irrigation

July 16, 2016

Keeping on top of our irrigation programme is a real challenge during the dryer, warmer months.  The application of controlled amounts of water to More

Burning carrot beds

May 6, 2016

Burning the carrot beds is essential to keep the weed burden at bay before we drill and just after.  We have to burn when More

Drilling organic onions

April 23, 2016

After all the land preparation has been carried out, we get ready to drill our Organic onions in April.  We grow our onions from More

Hand weeding

June 8, 2015

At this time of year we are very busy ensuring our crops are kept weed free.  Quite an undertaking!  Being a grower of Organic More

Protecting our crops

May 22, 2015

After the Brassica planting process, nets cover the crop.  This is to ensure that any pests that may want to attack the crop stay More

Planting time

April 2, 2015

All our Brassica crops are grown from seed in large ‘Greenhouses’.  Once they are mature enough to be planted, they are delivered back to More

Flame weeding

March 17, 2015

After the beds are formed we start the process of flame weeding.  This process is an effective way to remove as many weeds as More