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Rolawn Blog

The allotment experience and all it has to offer

Allotment-keeping offers many benefits, from improvements in mental and physical health to social interaction and community spirit. In celebration of 'National Allotments Week', we take a look at Rolawn’s Customer Services Manager, Emily Kirkland’s, experience of the allotment life.

Posted on 10 August 2020 by Rolawn

Chicken rescue - equally rewarding for chickens and their keepers

If you're thinking of keeping chickens, have you considered rehoming some ex-battery hens? In our latest blog, we explain how rewarding it can be to give these fascinating pets a second chance. You'll also find guidance on where to find more information about rescue hens. 

Posted on 27 April 2020 by Rolawn

Introducing some of our customer service heroes

Customer Service is traditionally associated with front-line customer service teams. At Rolawn we firmly believe there’s an element of customer service running through every department. Read on for an insight into some of the Rolawn team and their contributions to providing products and services at the forefront of the market.

Posted on 10 October 2019 by Rolawn

Coast to coast – the tale of the trip

To mark the 20th year of our nominated charity, Greenfingers, the team at Rolawn has been busy fundraising throughout 2019. The latest event was a 2-day, 170-mile Coast to Coast cycle challenge. Find out the highs and lows of a wet and windy cycle ride from Morecambe to Bridlington.

Posted on 14 August 2019 by Rolawn

Life through a lens (and some useful photography tips)

Emily shares her love of cameras and photography and some useful tips for a successful shot.

Posted on 10 October 2017 by Rolawn

A game of two halves

Rolawn Sales Executive, Dan, talks about his passion for football.

Posted on 19 September 2017 by Rolawn

Life with Rhum – no shaggy dog stories here

Read Ruth’s blog about her Irish Setter rescue dog, Rhum and why rescuing a dog is so worthwhile.

Posted on 19 July 2017 by Rolawn

A day to remember at Chelsea

Davina visits the Chelsea Flower Show for the first time, meeting celebrities and designers and gets tips for her garden.

Posted on 15 June 2017 by Rolawn

Beekeeping – it's in the blood

Following in her grandad’s footsteps, Davina explains how she & her husband became seasoned beekeepers after getting their first hive in 2012.

Posted on 19 April 2017 by Rolawn

Lambing time again!

You won’t believe how much hard work, time and effort goes into raising the lovely spring lambs you see in the countryside. Read our blog post and find out more.

Posted on 28 March 2017 by Rolawn

Making apple juice – tastes delicious and keeps me fit!

Alison in our Production Team shakes off the so-called January-blues helping her husband in the family business making apple juice.

Posted on 31 January 2017 by Rolawn

The accidental goat keeper

An amusing story about how Alison in our Customer Services Team became an accidental goat keeper.

Posted on 17 January 2017 by Rolawn

Building beds and growing veg – an enthusiasts tale

After spending six years battling the weeds on our vegetable plot we decided enough was enough. Trying to keep it under control was taking up too much time and the rest of the garden was starting to suffer. Something drastic had to be done and we decided raised beds were the answer.

Posted on 22 August 2014 by Rolawn