• September already, buds are swelling and bursting, winter is suddenly over with the first warm airs of spring and cold nights take on a whole new meaning. Two spring frosts already but we have great confidence that our frost fans will protect the early growth and our livelihood into the bargain. Thirsty for rain again Read More   |  

  • I suppose if you are reading this I must have overcome the odds and got the draft off to the printer just in time. I wonder if anyone else feels that time is accelerating? All these technologies such as email and mobile phones have helped us redefine ‘busy’ but at what cost? After the problems Read More   |  

  • This year’s newsletter, the 25th edition since the first ‘true’ newsletter in 1981, is unique in that it has not been written by John. It is with this year’s mail-out that we mark the passing of Dr. John Middleton who will be known to all of you in some measure as the heart and soul Read More   |