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  1. Q&A with our Chairman

    Q&A with our Chairman

    Most 80 year olds are at home reading a book or watching TV. At 79 you are still at work four or five days a week. What does an average day entail? My average day at work involves managing a series of administrative tasks related to quality and en...

    Posted 16th Aug 10:26am
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  2. National Allotments Week

    National Allotments Week

    It’s National Allotments Week! Many of our staff at Johnsons of Whixley have their own allotments and in line with the national celebration our colleagues Vicky, Adrian and Andrew have shared what they’ve been up to at their allotments this year....

    Posted 14th Aug 3:01pm
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  3. Your summer border is not over just yet…

    Your summer border is not over just yet…

    With summer slowly disappearing before our eyes, and plants going over and ready to be cut back, there are still some late-flowering perennials, which are a must if you eager to add some much-needed late summer colour. Johnsons of Whixley’s Elli...

    Posted 9th Aug 5:03pm
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  4. Tim Smith of Johnsons of Whixley shares an insight into his first year on the road, which has taken him across Europe.

    Tim Smith of Johnsons of Whixley shares an insight into his first year on the road, which has taken him across Europe.

    How have you found your first year on the road working for Johnsons? It has been an enjoyable year that has flown by and proved to be very different from my previous job. What is the difference between this job and your last job? My last job...

    Posted 7th Aug 4:32pm
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  5. August Saturday Hours

    August Saturday Hours

    August Saturday Hours August is a month of dry weather (supposedly) and summer holidays, as a consequence planting is at a seasonal low. In recognition of this the wholesale cash & carry will not be open for usual business on Saturday mornings...

    Posted 6th Aug 8:57am
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  6. Nursery Jottings No. 17

    Nursery Jottings No. 17

    I suppose we could say we are having a typical British summer with rain showers, wind, and dull days, all ensuring that the summer will not be a memorable one unless you live on the Cornish south coast! Although we seem to have had frequent rain i...

    Posted 4th Aug 12:31pm
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