• roganic vegetables plant health

    2020 - International Year of Plant Health

    The United Nations has declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). “Plants are the source of the air we breathe and most of the food we eat, yet we often don’t think about keeping them healthy."

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  • Heritage Seed Library Appeal

    Heritage Seed Library Appeal

    In the 1970s our founder and organic growing pioneer, Lawrence Hills, created the Heritage Seed Library (HSL), in response to a growing awareness that vegetable varieties across the UK were rapidly disappearing.

    And thank goodness he did...

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  • January New Year resolutions

    Get the growing year off to a good start!

    January is a time of good intentions and fresh beginnings. When it comes to gardening, there are few better New Year’s resolutions than committing to good garden hygiene.

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Featured Person

  • Our Founder

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