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Organic demonstration garden tour - Sat 17th August

Saturday 17 August 2024
10:00am - 11:15am

What to see in our organic garden in August

The ornamental garden will continue to put on a show this month, with coneflowers and rudbeckia injecting the colour, and grasses providing the texture. Make the most of our bountiful, sweet-smelling herbs, which you can find in containers and as part of our unusual 'herb hedges'. Our team will be in full harvesting mode with lots of juicy greenhouse vegetables ready for picking. Much of our edible produce is passed on to the Salvation Army.

An informative opportunity to look behind the scenes and pick the brains of the experts!

— August tour attendee
Vegetables grown at Ryton gardens
Our gardens team will be harvesting lots of fresh produce in August

Organic inspiration on our garden tours

These 45-minute tours enable you to see all of the organic principles in action - with inspiration and ideas to get you gardening in a more sustainable and eco-friendly way.

Guided by an expert team, our organic demonstration garden tours allow you to go behind-the-scenes of our working garden and learn more about composting, gardening without peat and pesticides, and ways to encourage more wildlife.

You'll be able to explore our no-dig trial area, ornamental garden, large vegetable patch featuring our Heritage Seed Library vegetables, National Comfrey Collection and several wildlife ponds. There are also different sections dedicated to maximising container gardening, vertical spaces and gardening for climate change.

There will be an opportunity for you to ask the experts your organic gardening questions, and further time for you to explore and enjoy the garden on your own. Light refreshments will be available, and we recommend wearing clothing and footwear suitable for the outdoors.


Member & Non-Members
Member Free entry
Non-Member £7.50

Join Garden Organic!

Become a part of the organic movement and enjoy free access to tours of our organic demonstration garden and Heritage Seed Library, along with special discounts on organic gardening workshops.

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Frequently asked questions

  • Our garden is based in Ryton-On-Dunsmore on the outskirts of Coventry. Our address is: Garden Organic, Ryton Organic Gardens, Wolston Ln, Ryton on Dunsmore, CV8 3LG

  • Our organic demonstration garden is open for pre-booked tours and workshops. Check our events page for more information on when you can visit.

  • We aim to provide refreshments on our garden tours. Expect hot and cold drinks as well as light bites.

  • We do not have a café or restaurant on site, however, there are a number of eateries nearby including The Badgers Kitchen at Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve.

  • We're used to working in all weathers. We'll only cancel a tour or workshop if we have to! We recommend you bring a raincoat/wellies if it's expected to rain.

  • We have step-free access into the garden and a ramp on site. Our Heritage Seed Library is not wheelchair accessible.