• Top Tips for February

    • Soil care: Keep off wet soils to avoid compaction. Use long boards as walkways to spread your weight.
    • General: Now is an excellent time to create a pond.
    • Herbs: Improve fertility round leafy herbaceous herbs, such as chives, with a top dressing of garden compost.

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  • food growing schools london; food growing; organic growing; school garden

    School growing project gets green light to continue

    We are delighted to announce plans to build on the fantastic achievements of the Food Growing Schools: London project by continuing to promote food growing in London schools.

    For the past three years, Garden Organic has been leading the Food Growing Schools: London partnership (funded by the Big Lottery Fund), working with the Mayor of London, Capital Growth, the Soil Association's Food For Life project, the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), School Food Matters and Trees for Cities.

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  • Helping out feathered friends

    February is an exciting time in the garden for bird watchers. Our feathered friends are busy nesting and mating, and now is the best time to spot them, before the trees come into leaf.

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  • Three Counties Orchard champion project

    Mad about orchards?

    For the past year seventeen enthusiastic volunteers from across the Three Counties (Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire) have been enjoying an Orchard Champions course. In return for five days free training they have been helping us to promote traditional orchards and local varieties.

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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.