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Horticulture Week Podcast: Peat, peat-free, coir and the UK market with Southern Trident's Steve Harper

Horticulture Week's Matthew Appleby speaks to Steve Harper of Southern Trident (below) for the Horticulture Week Podcast about the company's coir range, newly launched into the UK market, and growing media in general.

They discuss how this year's growing media market performed and Steve explains how Southern Trident plans to double its size in the market in 2021. He offers insight into the challenges of the 2020 season and how 2021 might pan out. As Responsible Sourcing Scheme chairman, Steve discusses the progress of the scheme and the future of peat as Defra nears completion of the England Peat Strategy.

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Podcast presenter: HW editor Matthew Appleby
Producer: HW digital content manager, Christina Taylor

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