Riverford Wicked Leeks


Friday 11th June 2010

After the coldest start to May I can remember, temperatures are finally on the rise. We lost a few early planted courgettes to the latest frost I have encountered in my growing career, but most crops have benefited and come through unscathed. Best of all there seems to be a remarkable lack of weed, so the farm is looking very... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

Asparagus is one of the most challenging crops to grow organically. Ours comes from Clive Martin in Cambridgeshire, a third generation farmer who has been growing traditional Fenland crops for twenty years. The relatively dry weather, coupled with sandy loam soil, make ideal conditions for growing asparagus (growers in the wetter West can really struggle). Weed control in organic asparagus... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

This is coming to you from our farm in the French Vend... continued