• Top Tips for November

    • Gather damp fallen leaves to make leafmould
    • Lift root crops before heavy frosts set in
    • Order organic bare root fruit trees, they make lovely Christmas presents

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News

  • 2019 courses at Ryton Organic Gardens

    2019 courses at Ryton Organic Gardens - available to book now

    We're delighted to announce the launch of our courses for 2019. We're offering a range of horticultural courses and next year will see the introduction of a brand new three part gardening series, covering seasonal gardening topics.

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  • Campaigning Round Up

    Garden Organic is represented on a number of important committees, groups and organisations in order to promote organic growing and campaign for a greater awareness of organic principles. Sometimes the progress is slow, sometimes frustrating, but always we speak with clarity on behalf of our members.  See here for some of our current activities.

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  •  One man and his organic plot - November

    One man & his organic plot - November 2018

    Chris is still getting carried away with the landscaping of his allotment plot, with a series of low raised beds that will aid his ambition to operate a no dig policy. Chris’ balcony garden is also going through changes, especially the trees around as autumn sets in. The seasonal planting both colour and edible has now been removed to make way for bulbs.

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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.