Seed To Lab

As we always say at AutoPot: no AutoPot Spain, no AutoPot gain! Our Spanish growers are involved in some of the most ambitious projects and face some of the toughest conditions in Europe. Proving the systems as a highly productive, efficient option in Spain is a huge deal for AutoPot and we’re happy to deploy our best staff to demonstrate …

Medwyn Williams – The Return!

The arduous drive from AutoPot HQ in Hampshire to Anglesey is mind-numbing at best. The M6, “soon to be a Smart Road”, should be renamed “a Smartless road”! BUT heading to see Medwyn’s of Anglesey (MoA) is the light at the end of the tunnel. Driving along the North Welsh coast this week, several hours before the sun was threatening to …

The Growers Guide – Passive Watering Systems

The Growers Guide and AutoPot are delighted to announce a new addition to The Growers Guide family! Book 4: “Passive Watering Systems” will be launched at this year’s AutoPot Summer Social (dare-we-slip-it-in?-Yes-we-do!) – the U.K.’s premier hydroponics industry show! Educating and exciting in equal measure, The Growers Guide is the U.K.’s first ever series of publications dedicated to explaining the …

Dale Toten

Squash! In the name of love! Like all the best affairs the cultivation of Dale Toten’s giant squash at Ston Easton Hotel has involved some steamy and torrid liaisons of late.  Since we visited Ston Easton Hotel in May the squash, irrigated in it’s bed by AQUAbox Spyders, has bounded along. However it’s progress and efforts to tend it have …

Athens-Berlin, Athens-Berlin – Pour on AutoPot Watering Systems!

In order to bolster Greece’s reputation as a home to wonders of the world AutoPot Watering Systems recently took a trip to Athens! The “City of the Violet Crown” was playing host to the inaugural Balkannabis Expo wherein we were to exhibit. Balkannabis Expo has the admirable aim of becoming a focal point for the commercial hemp and medical marijuana sectors …

Manny Rivers to Cross – A North American AutoPot Odyssey

Manny Pelaez of AutoPot USA has shoehorned a staggering amount of visits, training and exhibition into the last month. In order to pack in as much as possible Manny started by flying to B.C. (British Columbia, not Before Christ – time was of the essence but an extra 2018 years would’ve been excessive). Doing the Vancouver-ing may have been first on …

Medwyn Williams, champion vegetable grower meets AutoPot M.D. Jason Ralph-Smith

We are very proud to announce that AutoPot Watering Systems and CANNA will be working with the extremely well renowned Medwyn Williams, from Medwyn’s of Anglesey. Medwyn, if you’re not in the horticultural know, has won eleven Gold Medals, back-to-back at the UK’s most prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show. After retiring from the Chelsea show circuit Medwyn has, after nine long …

A Bit Of PlantSkirt?

We’ve been thinking a great deal about how to grow a legacy in plant-form. The kind of horticulture from which dynasties spring. And it couldn’t be simpler. For those looking to grow one or two very large plants there really is no better option than easy2GO. Take a flat-based tray of almost any size desired and a reservoir, place the …

Kitchen Gardening With Dale Toten and AutoPot

At Ston Easton Hotel, on the doorstep of the idyllic Mendips, resident hotel gardener Dale Toten is cultivating some spectacular fruit and vegetables using AutoPot Watering Systems. Dale’s exacting remit at the hotel is to grow a plentiful and varied supply for the kitchens whilst doing so in a way that is in keeping with the beautifully sculptured grounds.  One …

New Beginnings in Kenya

Imagine you are a seedling in the hands of Kenya-based AutoPot farmer Nam Oneko and prepare to be staggered. Because this year Nam is starting his crops at intervals with the divine intention of reaping a continual, year-round harvest, and in just his second year as a farmer, it’s literally staggering. Now cease imagining yourself as a plant and read …