Tag Archives: Woolworths

Carters Tested Seeds.

In a recent post we saw Carters establish themselves as the premier seed company in Britain and then one of the leading seed brands globally. This prominence continued throughout the first half of the 20thc, but then things started to go … Continue reading

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That’s the wonder of Woolies….

I’m taking a quick holiday from writing and instead, today’s post is largely based, with his permission, on some webpages originally written by Paul Seaton who runs a website about the history of Woolworths, called http://www.woolworthsmuseum.co.uk. All the photos unless … Continue reading

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Capability Fred

The recent posts about  Mr Middleton proved very popular, so I thought I’d follow them up with one about his successor at the BBC – Fred Streeter –  a man who was full of gardening wisdom & impossible to dislike, and … Continue reading

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