Kent-based soft fruit growers, B R Brooks and Son ltd, transitioned to 100% coir substrate production over the last few years and operations manager, Richard Pendry, says it’s been a learning curve, with less room for error, but more control of crops. “Growing in coir is very different to growing in soil, and irrigation is… Read in full >
Below you can browse the latest and archived Botanicoir news, events and press releases. Read through our product advances, growing innovations and industry developments.
We are committed to making a positive impact through outstanding environmental sustainability performance. As a business we strive to keep improving our environmental impact through our processes and our social responsibility, ensuring we have a positive influence on the people and natural world around us. We are dedicated to supporting more sustainable agriculture and as… Read in full >
Botanicoir has pledged support for the Terra Carta or ‘Earth Charter’ which has been launched by HRH the Prince of Wales in the UK, to put sustainability at the heart of the private sector. “The ‘Terra Carta’ offers the basis of a recovery plan that puts Nature, People and Planet at the heart of global… Read in full >
Our message to help all of our growers this year is to plan ahead and order earlier this year to account for likely industry-wide transport delays. Earlier this spring, the mega container ship ‘Ever Given’ made headlines, blocking one of the busiest trade routes in the world, and causing a huge tail back of other… Read in full >