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Gardening in Wet Weather

The start of the new year was all about wet weather, with gardens across the country fairly damp (and in some places flooded)! Many people though, whose borders became waterlogged, may see some plants fail to come back into leaf as Spring arrives...More >
Tags: matt haddon, winter gardening, mild weather, wet garden, gardening
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Alitex Peloton Tour De Force charity

The Alitex Peloton 2016

If you've been following Alitex for a while now, you will know that back in Summer 2014, a group of Alitex cyclists took on the challenge of cycling the Tour de Force which follows the same route as the Tour de France but starting and completing...More >
Tags: Charity, alitex, Peloton, Tour de Force, William Wates Memorial Trust, Cycling
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The Pig Hotel

Winter at The Pig

I recently visited The Pig in the New Forest on a beautifully clear, crisp winter's day, to catch up with Head Gardener Jack Lindfield and see what's growing in the Alitex greenhouse and kitchen garden. It was my first visit to The Pig franchise (...More >
Tags: kitchen garden, the pig, greenhouse, New Forest, the pig hotel, growing your own
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The garden in winter

"In the depths of winter I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer."
 -  Albert Camus 

Job opportunity - Digital Marketing Assistant

We are currently recruiting for a Digital Marketing Assistant to join our marketing team here at Alitex. We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-driven individual who will really make this role their own. Given the nature of the digital market, you...More >
Tags: Job, alitex job, recruitment, digital marketing assistant, hampshire job opportunities
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The Winter Garden - Celebrating the Season

With Christmas a distant memory and new year's resolutions made, our thoughts instinctively turn to a fresh start and look ahead to Spring, hoping that those long, warmer days will come around quickly. But we're all for celebrating and embracing all...More >
Tags: Winter, garden, daffodils, tulips, cyclamen, snowdrops, RHS, NGS
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The Emmegi Satellite Axis machining centre

Our factory gains a new machine

There has been lots of exciting change recently at Alitex, not only have we been expanding our team, we are investing in to the business as we continue to grow. Our latest news comes from the factory, where Production Manager Dave and his team have...More >
Tags: Factory, production, engineering, Torberry Farm
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November recipe - Pumpkin Pie

November Recipe - Pumpkin Pie

November is an exciting month full of celebration and anticipation. No sooner is Halloween done and dusted, than Bonfire Night springs out of nowhere. Fireworks and sparklers on frosty nights call for comforting, hearty foods like soup, sausages and...More >
Tags: Recipes, November, pumpkins, pumpkin pie, thanksgiving, autumn
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SAA Gardening Conference

Remember, remember the 5th November is the Suffolk Agricultural Association's Gardening Conference. They will be celebrating 'Gardening - An English Love Affair' and we will be there with our mobile Scotney greenhouse. Click here for more information.

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