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  • peat ban

    Government advised to ban peat sales


    We are pleased to see that the government’s Committee on Climate Change recommends banning peat for horticultural use.

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  • 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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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.