TeTrimTeas – Grower Collaboration Opportunity
TeTrimTeas – Grower Collaboration Opportunity…

09 August 2022

TeTrimTeas – Grower Collaboration Opportunity, July 2022

Business Planning – Be grant funding ready
Business Planning – Be grant funding ready

07 July 2022

A Business Plan is an essential document. It provides a written scope, blueprint, and action plan for your business to follow. As…

Pesticide Update | Important Plant Protection Product (PPP) Update
Pesticide Update | Important Plant Protection…

13 June 2022

You must register as a user of PPPs by 22 June 2022 If you’re a business, organisation or sole trader that uses professional PP…

Virgin Money has launched a £200m fund to support farmers to transition to Net Zero
Virgin Money has launched a £200m fund to sup…

01 June 2022

The Agri E Fund has been created to support farmers with the investment and carbon audits required to help them achieve Net Zero.…

Small Grants – Horticulture Start Up
Small Grants – Horticulture Start Up

26 May 2022

The Small Grants – Horticulture Start Up scheme is designed to support entry into the horticulture sector in Wales by encouraging…

Plant Health News Update
Plant Health News Update

10 May 2022

This update on plant health comes to you as Wales and the rest of the UK holds National Plant Health Week from 9-15th May. This is…

FareShare Gleaning
FareShare Gleaning

10 May 2022

FareShare Cymru is a charity based in South Wales that works with growers, producers and manufacturers in the food and drink indus…

RGS Update - Wales Future Farmer Training Programme
RGS Update - Wales Future Farmer Training Pro…

10 May 2022

Resilient Green Spaces has sprung into its second year where workstream 6 has focused on building Horticultural Future Farming Ski…

Strict controls on pine and cedar tree imports into Great Britain implemented
Strict controls on pine and cedar tree import…

28 April 2022

Emergency regulation introduced to protect treescapes and strengthen biosecurity following the interception of Pine Processionary…

Grant Funding to Support Wales' Horticulture Sector
Grant Funding to Support Wales' Horticulture…

05 April 2022

£227m to support Wales’ rural economy towards a greener and more sustainable future.

Growers recognised with Horticulture Training Award…
Growers recognised with Horticulture Training…

16 March 2022

The Lantra Land based Learner Awards celebrate the talents of Wales’ top environmental and land-based individuals and businesses,…

Celebrating Women in Horticulture this International Women's Day!
Celebrating Women in Horticulture this Intern…

08 March 2022

For more than a century people around the world have been marking 8 March as a special day for women. International Women's Day is…

Defra consultation to establish what you think about our proposed measures to end the retail sale of peat in England and Wales.
Defra consultation to establish what you thin…

07 March 2022

The last two years has seen significant challenges for the professional and commercial sectors in the UK in supply of growing medi…

Community Food Strategy
Community Food Strategy

07 February 2022

The Welsh Government is developing a Community Food Strategy.

Wildflower Meadows – National Botanic Garden of Wales Blog
Wildflower Meadows – National Botanic Garden…

06 January 2022

Over the last 100 years Wales has lost 97% of its wildflower meadows. At Waun Las National Nature Reserve, managed by the National…

The Smallholding and Countryside Festival (21st & 22nd of May)
The Smallholding and Countryside Festival (21…

16 December 2021

As Royal Welsh Smallholding and Countryside Festival returns in 2022, we are pleased to once again be taking over the members area…

Nominees for the 2021 Horticulture Training Award Announced…
Nominees for the 2021 Horticulture Training A…

07 December 2021

The nominees have been announced for the Tyfu Cymru Training Award, part of the Lantra Cymru Land-based Learner Awards 2021.

Opportunities for horticulture growers and trainers - Wales Future Farmer Horticulture Traineeship Programme 2022
Opportunities for horticulture growers and tr…

02 December 2021

We are currently reaching out to Welsh farms intending to recruit trainees for the 2022 season. We have 12 fully-funded places ava…

Vale Pick Your Own Diversification Success Story.
Vale Pick Your Own Diversification Success St…

22 November 2021

Watch this video case study of beef farmers Rob and Rachel and their successful diversification into horticulture.

Putting sustainability at the forefront
Putting sustainability at the forefront

22 November 2021

The horticultural industry has a significant role to play to tackle climate change, many growers are already leading the way on su…

Controlled Environment Agriculture Article & Vertikit Case Study
Controlled Environment Agriculture Article &…

11 November 2021

Vertical Farming (VF) and Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) are the fastest developing areas of food production, and this a…

Eat Your Greens Success Story
Eat Your Greens Success Story

13 October 2021

On moving to a village just outside Denbigh in 2016 Liz & Chris Kameen were left a veg box in their new home as a moving-in prese…

Integrated Pest and Disease Network Study Visit to Seiont Nurseries
Integrated Pest and Disease Network Study Vis…

30 September 2021

Tyfu Cymru working with ADAS have identified that the availability of conventional plant protection products (e.g., insecticides a…

Local communities set to flourish through new support in Wales
Local communities set to flourish through new…

07 September 2021

The Resilient Green Spaces project, led by UK charity Social Farms & Gardens, will pilot alternative and re-localised food systems…

Tyfu Cymru to lead Wales Horticulture Alliance Group
Tyfu Cymru to lead Wales Horticulture Allianc…

01 September 2021

The Horticulture Alliance Group will help to define a vision and strategy for the whole horticulture sector across Wales. It will…

Success Story - Buzzy times for Honey Brook
Success Story - Buzzy times for Honey Brook

19 August 2021

It is perhaps no surprise that Mercedes Thomas is running her own horticulture business when she learnt those skills at her mother…

Success Story – Mostyn Kitchen Garden
Success Story – Mostyn Kitchen Garden

19 August 2021

How knowledge sharing and peer-to-peer learning has helped Mostyn Kitchen Garden embark on their soilless growing adventure

Pembrokeshire Chilli Farm Case Study July 2021
Pembrokeshire Chilli Farm Case Study July 202…

19 August 2021

Pembrokeshire Chilli Farm, based near Neyland in Pembrokeshire grow a wide variety of chillies, both for processing into their own…

Ian Elliot, Cresswell Barn Farm
Ian Elliot, Cresswell Barn Farm

19 August 2021

How development, capital investment and expansion continues to grow businesses in Wales.

Nomination: Peas Please Good Society Prize
Nomination: Peas Please Good Society Prize

02 August 2021

We are delighted to be announced as the runner-up in the Peas Please Prizes, which celebrate milestones and achievements made by P…

Welsh Government Summer Update 2021
Welsh Government Summer Update 2021

30 July 2021

See latest updates from Welsh government, including important dates, changes to rules and topical advice.

Seasoned industry consultant Neville Stein considers the future for Welsh horticulture….
Seasoned industry consultant Neville Stein co…

31 March 2021

Wales has a favourable climate, fertile soils, ambition, and many support initiatives exist such as those provided by Tyfu Cymru a…

Growers recognised for outstanding commitment to Continuous Professional Development…
Growers recognised for outstanding commitment…

12 February 2021

Tyfu Cymru’s Training Award recognises the top horticulture businesses in Wales for outstanding commitment to Continuous Professio…

Nominees for Horticulture Training Award Announced…
Nominees for Horticulture Training Award Anno…

02 February 2021

The finalists have been announced for the Tyfu Cymru Training Award, part of the Lantra Land Based Learner Awards 2020.

Tyfu Cymru announce new training programmes designed to boost the horticulture industry in Wales…
Tyfu Cymru announce new training programmes d…

29 January 2021

Campaigners have recently urged for three-quarters of the Welsh population's recommended daily intake of vegetables to be grown in…

Latest Guidance on Importing and Exporting to countries in the European Union
Latest Guidance on Importing and Exporting to…

22 December 2020

Changes to plant health regulations in the UK will come into force on 1st January 2021 owing to the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.…

Tyfu Cymru helps turns ‘trick’ in to ‘treat’ for Wales’ pumpkin growers…
Tyfu Cymru helps turns ‘trick’ in to ‘treat’…

14 December 2020

After an already challenging year, timing couldn’t have been worse for pumpkin farms in Wales, with the firebreak lockdown falling…

Caernarfon grower has high hopes for business post-Brexit...
Caernarfon grower has high hopes for business…

11 December 2020

We are about 5% up on last year, which is quite amazing considering 75% of our workforce were off on Furlough for 6 weeks," says N…

Carbon Assets for Soil Health Project - Supporting UK farmers  providing a public good
Carbon Assets for Soil Health Project - Suppo…

02 December 2020

As farmers and growers see the Basic Payment Scheme funding phased out and the new Environmental Land Management system (ELMs) pil…

FareShare Cymru redirect surplus food to the plates of people who need it
FareShare Cymru redirect surplus food to the…

20 November 2020

FareShare is the UK’s longest running food redistribution charity, born out of the belief that no good food should go to waste, es…

Conference shows how Plant Health is crucial in protecting the horticulture industry and the environment for the long term...
Conference shows how Plant Health is crucial…

13 November 2020

The Plant Health in Horticulture bought over 100 delegates in the horticulture industry and world class speakers such as Professor…

Weed Control in Nursery Stock
Weed Control in Nursery Stock

04 November 2020

One of our training experts, David Talbot, a Horticulture Consultant with ADAS, recently spoke to AHDB’s Wayne Brough about the fu…

Mentoring opportunity for new entrants in farming and growing
Mentoring opportunity for new entrants in far…

13 October 2020

Applications are now being accepted for the second phase of a programme for new entrants in farming who are interested in growth a…

Taking plant health online…
Taking plant health online…

11 September 2020

Tyfu Cymru are pleased to launch the ‘Plant Health in Horticulture Conference 2020’ fortnight this October, which aims to bring to…

Growing your business online – launching our bitesize breakfast webinar series
Growing your business online – launching our…

19 June 2020

Tyfu Cymru are here to support you to get your business online, starting on Friday 26th June Tyfu Cymru will launch bitesize break…

COVID-19: Latest Information
COVID-19: Latest Information

02 June 2020

Latest COVID-19 Information for Welsh Commercial Horticultural Growers

Opening of garden centres welcomed as Wales’ ornamental growers facing significant challenges…
Opening of garden centres welcomed as Wales’…

14 May 2020

Welcomed news this week, with garden centres in Wales able to open from Monday 11th May - as long as they are able to maintain soc…

Does the unprecedented rise in demand for Veg Boxes indicate a permanent shift from old buying habits?
Does the unprecedented rise in demand for Veg…

04 May 2020

As a nation we have been privileged over the last decades that we can expect to get our hands on any food, ingredients or beverage…

COVID-19 – Summary of Support for Business
COVID-19 – Summary of Support for Business

11 April 2020

This dashboard summarises the package announced by the Welsh Government and UK Government and provides lines to take specifically…

Success Story: 35 years and counting…
Success Story: 35 years and counting…

09 April 2020

Farmyard Nurseries must be doing something right, as they celebrate their 35th year of trading located in a remote corner of Carma…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Update to our services
Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Update to our servic…

17 March 2020

Tyfu Cymru are continuously monitoring the situation regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the impact on Welsh horticulture busines…

Benton Farms - Investing for the future
Benton Farms - Investing for the future

19 February 2020

Find out how support from Tyfu Cymru has enabled Benton Farms to maximise the value of their investments.

Hook Farm - Boosting knowledge, solving problems
Hook Farm - Boosting knowledge, solving probl…

19 February 2020

Find out how Hook Farm have been able to overcome production problems by boosting their knowledge with funded training through Tyf…

R.E. Evans Farms Limited - Healthy Soil = Healthy Crop
R.E. Evans Farms Limited - Healthy Soil = Hea…

19 February 2020

Find out how Tyfu Cymru have supported R.E. Evans Farms to ensure soil health for a healthy crop...

Can we grow more, on little land? Welsh growers learn from Indiana farm...
Can we grow more, on little land? Welsh growe…

10 February 2020

A network has been established by Tyfu Cymru to support Welsh growers in overcoming some of these challenges. Renowned American fa…

100% funded training helps Hooton’s Homegrown re-energise their horticulture enterprise
100% funded training helps Hooton’s Homegrown…

04 February 2020

Michael Hooton has been in the horticulture business longer than most, with 30 years’ experience in the industry. Having informed…

Would you like a horticulture tradestand at the 2020 RWAS Smallholding & Countryside Festival?
Would you like a horticulture tradestand at t…

29 January 2020

Tyfu Cymru have again been asked to organise the tradestands in the Members Centre and we are pleased to offer our growers a fanta…

Tyfu Cymru News Round-up 12
Tyfu Cymru News Round-up 12

18 November 2019

A round-up of our favourite horticulture news items from across the week - 10/06/2019 to 16/06/2019

Three new networks launched by Tyfu Cymru...
Three new networks launched by Tyfu Cymru...

28 October 2019

Tyfu Cymru are pleased to announce three new networks to support Welsh commercial growers by providing study tours, workshops, exp…

Tyfu Cymru News Round-up 11
Tyfu Cymru News Round-up 11

07 October 2019

A round-up of our favourite horticulture news items from across the week - 03/06/2019 to 09/06/2019

#BritishFlowersWeek - Is the 'Grown not Flown' trend catching on?
#BritishFlowersWeek - Is the 'Grown not Flown…

12 September 2019

This week is a celebration of all things British Flowers, from cut flowers, plants and foliage to the growers and the independent…


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