Ken Crowther has been back to the fruit farms of Wilkin and Sons in Tiptree as he tries to escape the frost and cold. He met up with Andre at the new growing system the company has been installing over the last year. Andre explained to Ken how the poly tunnel will work in the future.
The new polytunnel at Wilkin and Sons has now been finished and is planted for the season ahead. It has been a massive transformation from muddy quagmire only a few months ago to a being fully planted. The growth has been staggering as Chris Newenham explained to Ken Crowther.
At Wilkin & Sons in Tiptree they have been extending their Jubilee orchard where they grown quince. Farm manager Chris Newnham spoke to Ken Crowther about the orchards and how successful the raspberry crops have been.