Entries by lanecottage2013

The 2016 salad season has begun!

This season we’ll be growing 20 -25 different leaves and herbs – lots of mustards and spicy things. What makes Lane Cottage leaves special? We grow in soil using only natural fertilisers – muck, seaweed, organic chicken manure. We use no artificial pesticides and rely heavily on nematodes which are the creatures that eat the […]

Midsummer at Lane Cottage

Virtually all our salad orders are up this week so everyone is doing extra hours! The sunshine has increased the orders, but also we have lots of new customers (including Purnell’s Bistro in Birmingham, Harry Tuffins Craven Arms and Church Barn Farm Shop in Whitney on Wye). There are also some exciting new openings (Barber and Manuel […]

Hay Festival

  For the first time we supplied our salad leaves to several caterers on the Hay Festival site and to the pop up Rule of Tum restaurant in Hay on Wye. Early morning starts to get the deliveries there before the crowds. Some lovely feedback – Colin Gray Events,  “Amazing Leaves from Lane Cottage Produce […]

April at Lane Cottage

The kale is finished now and has all gone to flower. However we are leaving it there for a while as it’s feeding the bees. Richard is doing a bee course this Saturday and we hope to get honey bees next spring. Polytunnel 9 has been sown this week and we are finishing off building […]