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JUN
2009

Jackie Wins Silver In “Bucking The Trend"

Forward Lady, Jackie Whiteley, has won gold in Business Link Yorkshire's Bucking the Trend competition. Around 60 businesses entered the competition, designed to highlight the region's "can do" approach to the recession. So impressive were the standard of entries that the shortlist was extended from 10 to 13. The four gold winners and six silver runners up were announced on June 5 at the...
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What To Do In January: Alys Fowler Of Gardeners’ World Starts A Month-by-month Guide To Essential Jobs in the garden
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JAN
2009

What To Do In January: Alys Fowler Of Gardeners’ World Starts A Month-by-month Guide To Essential...

Alys Fowlyer, Head Gardener at Gardener's World Garden at Berryfields recommends Strulch in the first of her month by month what do in the garden series in The Mail on Saturday. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/gardening/article-1110862/What-January-Alys-Fowler-Gardeners-World-starts-month-month-guide-essential-jobs-garden.html
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01
NOV
2008

20 Ways To Be A Better Gardener By Bunny Guinness ‘Strulch .....is A Real Winner’

Now is the time to improve your garden's prospects for next year, says Bunny Guinness Now that things are less frantic in the garden, it's a good time to reflect on the year and see how you can improve its performance next year. I'm a great believer in a Chinese saying that translates as "the best manure is the shadow of the gardener". Don't just look at your garden and think "how nice". You...
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14
MAR
2008

Strulch To Be Featured On David Domoney’s Garden Solutions Stand At The Ideal Home Show

Strulch Garden Mulch will be featured on David Domoney's Garden Solutions stand at The Ideal Homes Show 2008 which takes place from the14th March – 6th April at Earls Court, London.
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04
MAR
2008

Strulch Garden Mulch Featured On Granada TV ‘This Morning’ Programme

There's nothing better than picking fresh fruit straight from your own garden and now is the right time of year to get planting. Resident gardener David Domoney demonstrated Strulch live on Granada TV 's 'This Morning' programme. He suggested using it around summer cropping fruit. http://www.itv.com/Lifestyle/ThisMorning/HomeandGarden/Growyourownfruits/default.html
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01
FEB
2008

Strulch’s Pelleted Compost Reaches The Final Of The Shell Springboard Challenge

Strulch's new pelleted compost reaches the final of the Shell Spring Board Challenge. The competition's aim is to promote small companies with products designed to reduce carbon emissions. Strulch have introduced a new concept compost in a pelleted form which reduces the volume and weight by 60% thus reducing transport and packaging costs with an associated carbon saving. The product is also...
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01
JAN
2008

Strulch Now In 50 Largest Tesco Stores

A Yorkshire organic gardening business is celebrating after Tesco snapped up its products to sell in supermarkets. Strulch, a mineralised straw mulch, has gone on sale in 50 of Tesco's biggest stores as part of its Responsible Living event, which is running for three weeks. Jackie Whiteley, who set up Strulch Ltd with her husband, Geoff, in 2004, gained the contract after a chance meeting with...
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10
SEP
2007

For You, Weeds, The War Is Over (Daily Telegraph, Saturday, 08/09/07)

Jean Vernon chooses the best of the weedbusters It's not just the garden plants that are romping away in the borders. Weeds are making the most of the warmer, wetter weather and colonising any bare patch of soil. Time spent dealing with these culprits now will be man-hours well spent. Reap the benefits Applying a surface mulch does wonders for the border. Strulch is made from organic...
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19
MAR
2007

Jackie Whiteley Is A Member Of Wire (Women In Rural Enterprise)

A new garden mulch! There aren’t many opportunities to be innovative in the garden and horticultural industry but that is what we have done. STRULCH is a mulch made from home grown wheat straw. Having worked only in the public sector, I set up the company with my husband Geoff, who is an academic. A mad idea? No, when you believe in something strongly you have to make it happen. We soon...
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28
FEB
2007

Innovation For The Gardener

Strulch Limited was founded by Geoff and Jackie Whiteley in 2004 to market the new straw-based mulch. The process used to make Strulch was developed by Dr Geoff Whiteley in the School of Biology at the University of Leeds. It is distributed in the UK under license. Geoff has won a number of prestigious awards for the product including an Innovation Award from NESTA (National Endowment for...
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