Creating extra growing capacity for plants of the future

Creating extra growing capacity for plants of the future

We have created over 5000 sqm of additional bed space for plants of the future at two of our nursery sites located In Kirk Hammerton and Roecliffe, North Yorkshire.

Group Managing Director, Graham Richardson stood amongst the new beds

Production capacity has increased as a result of reduced sales brought about by the recent crisis and as a reaction to potential Brexit trading constraints.

New beds

Recent projects have delivered sufficient growing space to produce an extra 320,000 extra landscape and garden plants per year. The facilities comprise of external beds and covered ‘polytunnel’ space all profiled and watered via automated systems.

New beds

Through the sale of 7 million Trees & Shrubs annually, we are one of the few businesses that can claim to be a true net contributor to the environment. Our green credentials are monitored continuously via its accreditation to the environmental standard ISO14001.

New tunnel 

Group Managing Director, Graham Richardson said: “Investment in new production facilities provides extra facilities to hold over crops otherwise destined for the waste heap and reduces our exposure to reduced availability should trading constraints with Europe begin to bite

Posted 15th Jul 11:14am

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