Harrowden Turf on wildflowers, plastic, demand, tech and mental health

Stuart Ridd-Jones and Matthew Appleby

Harrowden Turf's managing director Stuart Ridd-Jones talks on the HortWeek podcast about the company's diversification from just turf into wildflower turf, sedum, green roofs and topsoil. 

Ridd-Jones gives us a market outlook and discusses new technology such as the Firefly Harvester.

Climate change and smaller gardens means we need new types of turf, such as shade tolerant products.

Plastic in wildflower turf and not mowing are hot topic and he gives us his views.

Harrowden Turf has a partnership with rural mental health charity You Are Not Alone (YANA) and the importance of that is also brought up.

Presenter: HortWeek editor Matthew Appleby
Producer: HortWeek digital content manager Christina Taylor

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