Spring has sprung earlier than usual at the family run Pinetops Nurseries in Lymington, Hants. The nurseries, established in 1959 by the Paton family, are currently selling around 20,000 plants per week compared to usually around 7,000 for this time of year. Twins, Stuart and Ian, nurture and tend to the plants, whilst Rory and his mum Jean sell them.

The greenhouse is almost completely automated with screens, ventilation, heating, irrigation, bringing in tables (large rolling...
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