• Top Tips for April

    • Ornamentals: Sow plenty of insect-attractant flower seeds
    • Vegetables: Dig in garden compost for greedy vegetables like potatoes
    • Fruit: cover fruit blossom when frost is forecast to prevent damage and loss of flowers

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News

  • Growing Enterprises April

    News from Garden Organic's Growing Enterprise Project - April

    The Growing Enterprise project enjoyed a flurry of seed sowing before the Easter holidays and came back to their greenhouse and garden to find that Spring has definitely sprung. Herbs and vegetables seeds are getting ready for going out into the garden and the winter crops, like spring cabbages, are finishing up nicely ready for harvest to make some room for them. The groups have planted their potatoes in large bags and are watching for the shoots to appear so they can be earthed up.

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    Growing Health looking to recruit active champions

    Now recruiting!

    Are you?

    • involved in a food growing project
    • a health/charity professional or commissioner
    • part of a patient group
    • an academic

    Growing Health is looking to recruit active champions to support the project’s mission and for being an advocate for the health and wellbeing benefits of community food growing.

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  • UK Government is preparing the ground for GM crops

    Lawrence Woodward, Former director of the Organic Research Centre, Elm Farm, reports on the EU's GMO authorisation process.

    On the 13th of January the European Parliament (EP) voted in favour of a European Commission (EC) and European Council proposal to change the EU’s GMO authorisation process.

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Featured Person

  • Our Patron

    HRH The Prince of Wales, our Patron for more than 25 years, is a passionate supporter of our charity’s aim to get more people growing organically.