• 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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News

  • The Great Beananza

    It's Bean Fantastic!

    Vote to win - It's time for you to show your support by voting for your favourite entry in the Heritage Seed Library's Great Beananza!

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  • Growth Therapy Medaltastic

    It's Medaltastic for Growth Therapy

    Congratulations to our Growth Therapy Group, who scooped a magnificent seven medals at the West Midlands Flower Show at Glasshouse College, Stourbridge.

    The group were awarded two first prizes for best scarecrow and homemade chutney; using beetroot from the project. Second place for their runner beans, carrots, action photograph and pear preserve, all grown in the Growth Therapy garden here at Garden Organic. This was closely followed by third prize for their wildlife habitat.

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  • Honeybee

    Small Hive Beetle found in Italy

    The Italian National Reference Centre for beekeeping has confirmed the presence of the Small Hive Beetle (SHB) in Gioia Tauro, South West Italy. The Small Hive Beetle is a statutory notifiable pest of honey bee colonies across Europe. The SHB is indigenous to Africa but has spread to the USA, Australia, Canada, Jamaica, Mexico and Cuba, where it has proved to be a serious threat to European honey bees.

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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.