We take another visit to Wilkin’s Farm in Tiptree where the fruit is grown for the world famous Tiptree jam. In this podcast, we find out how the weather can impact growth even when the plants are under cover and what the best temperature is for growing strawberries.
World Radio Gardening reporter, Ken Crowther takes a visit to the fruit farm at Tiptree in Essex as the picking begins.
Peter Seabrook speaks to Westland Horticulture about the best ingredients and conditions for your potting compost. And there’s news on the strawberry that’s essential for women in the early stages of pregnancy.
The new growing system at Wilkin & Sons at Tiptree is up and running and have been growing strawberries for some time. Ken Crowther met up with Farm Manager Andrey Ivanov to find out how it’s all working out.
Ken Crowther has returned to Wilkin & Sons at Tiptree where he met Farm Manager Andrey Ivanov on the fruit farm in the new growing area. The state of the art poly tunnel is currently being used to grow this season’s strawberries using a revolutionary new system which is the first in the UK.