• Top Tips for July

    • Weed, water, mulch plants before going on holiday
    • Hoe weeds regularly to prevent seeds forming
    • Save water from salad and vegetable washing, for use on the garden
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  • We are all farmers now

    An exciting new paper from Sussex University asks the government to consider radical changes in approaches to food growing.

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  • Share your views

    At the end of 2018, the Garden Organic Board of Trustees set an ambitious Five Year Strategic Plan for the charity. As part of this strategy, we will be exploring a number of potential opportunities to widen access to our organic horticultural knowledge.

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  • Slug pellets - a win for organic!

    As from this month, the poisonous slug pellets containing metaldehyde have been withdrawn from sale. From now on, in the UK, you can only buy pellets containing ferric phosphate.  Many of these have been designated as being suitable use for use in organic gardening.  This is a triumph for organic growers, who have long campaigned for the ban of toxic metaldehyde.

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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.