Flower in Ryton gardens
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Discover organic growing

Garden Organic promotes organic growing and composting, citizen science and research, and seed conservation through our Heritage Seed Library. We want to help you garden 'the organic way', using natural methods to promote healthy, productive, sustainable gardens.

Seeds in the Heritage Seed Library

Become a Variety Champion

Our heritage varieties are a vital part of our genetic past and, with your help, we can ensure they will be available for future generations. If you would be willing to consider becoming a Variety Champion, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Who we are and what we do

Our charity brings together thousands of people who share a common belief – that organic growing is essential for a healthy and sustainable world. Through campaigning, advice, community work and research, our aim is to get everyone growing ‘the organic way’.

Your garden this month

If your first sowings and plantings have failed or are unhealthy there is still time to sow some more. Soil will have warmed up and direct sowings should be more successful.

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Your organic garden in June

Early summer in the organic garden is full of colourful new growth. This makes a busy - but lovely - month in the garden. Keep on top of weeds and remember the two organic principles: good soil management, and diverse planting to encourage plenty of beneficial wildlife.

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