• Top Tips for December

    • General: keep hoeing off any annual weeds before they set seed. Growth will continue in mild spells
    • Vegetables: plan next year’s crop rotation to make sure that crops are moved into a new spot next season. Group crops into plant families
    • Lawn: keep off grass when it’s frozen or under snow. This will prevent damaging grasses and allowing disease to take hold

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News

  • EU Seeds

    EU Seed Regulation continues to be discussed by EU today

    Garden Organic has learned that the EU Seed Regulation continues to be discussed by the European Commission today, Tuesday 16th December, at 3.00pm.

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  • Christmas message from Chief Executive, James Campbell

    As we reach the end of another year, we can look back with pride to our achievements in 2014. A busy year, 2014 marked a numer of key milestones for organic growing; in our campaigning and advocacy work we successfully led UK organic organisations working with European partners to defeat the EU Commission's attempt to over-regulate seeds and plant reproductive materials. We were contributors to the protection of organic pollination through our participation in DEFRA's National Pollinator Strategy, and we continue to campaign for an ongoing ban on neonicotinoids.

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  • Turnip radish

    2015 Heritage Seed Library catalogue due soon!

    Our Heritage Seed Library team have been busy behind the scenes putting together the 2015 seed list. This year’s selection is better than ever, with 20 new varieties including a white radish dating back to at least 1842!

    The final preparations are now being made to send this out to our Heritage Seed Library members and the schedule for ordering is below:

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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.