Little Growers Winter Planting

At Little Growers we have been busy clearing our growing areas, composting and planting up winter varieties. The children have finished harvesting the last of their summer crops and have been clearing their beds and polytunnels, fertilising and replanting crops. Crawley Ridge’s environmental club get busy planting their bulbs across the school bank ready for Spring, we came across lots …

Connaught’s Pumpkin Competition

We have been excited in the Little Growers office for some time about Connaught’s Pumpkins, they are the largest specimens we have ever seen and exceeded all our expectations! When the children planted them several months back we never thought the result would be the giants that we harvested at the start of October! As you can see from the photographs Connaught …

Little Growers South Africa

The SOS Children’s Village project continues from strength to strength in South Africa, as the photos show this amazing project has truly come from nothing. Little Growers is working in collaboration with the children’s school and centre as well as the sponsors Transnet. The “Grand Opening” was on the 27th July, with local press and television attending. The commercial scale …

Tozer Seeds

Tozer Seeds is the largest independent vegetable breeding company in the UK. They have offices all over the world but Little Growers were extremely keen to get them on board with our local pilot as they are just up the road from our offices. This means we are lucky enough to gain their vast international experience and long standing knowledge whilst …

The Real Seed Catalogue

The Real Seed Catalogue kindly sent a variety of seeds to the Little Growers office last month to get our local schools winter vegetables gardens underway with a hardy range of produce. The Real Seed Catalogue have been producing seed for thirteen years now, and pride themselves on their reputation for excellent seed quality. They are a bit different from other places you might …

A Huge Thank you to the Garlic Farm

Little Growers would like to say a huge thank you to Colin, Daniel, Linda and the whole team at the Garlic Farm on the Isle of Wight. Now is the best time of year to get planting your garlic, the sooner they are planted the more time they will have to establish themselves before the frosts set in. Last month the Garlic …

The Little Growers Co-operative Market Stall

As we informed you in the last newsletter Little Growers has recently extended its local projects to not only facilitate growing within schools but now are also running and planning market stalls within the schools. Little Growers held its first Market stall on September 17th in collaboration with the Co-operative SupermarketBagshot and we are extremely pleased with the turnout, everyone involved …

Merry Christmas from Little Growers

Little Growers would like to wish you a very merry Christmas and a wonderful start to the New Year. We have had a great year here at Little Growers, with our first market stall a huge success, our projects in the Maldives going from strength to strength and our Online Community being recognised as a truly innovative concept that has since been …