• Top Tips for October

    • General: protect worm bins from winter cold. Insulate them or move them into a warmer spot
    • Vegetables: lime soil where brassicas will be grown next season. Use slow release dolomitic lime
    • Herbs: check rosemary shrubs for rosemary beetle. Remove adults and larvae when seen

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  • Garden Organic nominated in the Great British Growing Awards

    Garden Organic nominated in the Great British Growing Awards

    We were thrilled to hear that we have been nominated for two categories in the Great British Growing Awards, run by magazine Grow Your Own - Best Gardening Organisation and Most Inspiring Vegetable Garden to Visit for our Warwickshire showcase organic gardens, Ryton Organic Gardens.

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  • Master Composters

    Join our Master Composter teams in Coventry and Leicestershire

    Join our Master Composter Team. Do you live in Leicestershire or Coventry? Are you in interested in learning more about composting and encouraging others to give it a go? We're looking for Master Composter volunteers in both of these areas.

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  • Soil information pack now available

    To support the UN's International Year of Soils we have produced a new soil information pack for gardeners, using organic methods as best practice. The pack includes a wealth of information gathered from more than 50 years of our charity’s research and development and can be downloaded for free today.

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Featured Person

  • Our Founder

    Lawrence Hills, a freelance journalist and keen organic grower, founded our organisation in 1954. He was passionate about promoting the potential of the herb comfrey as a natural fertiliser and the benefits of organic growing as a whole.