Planting inside the alitex at Ryton Gardens

Expert advice

We believe everyone can grow organically in any space. From beginners to pros, from balconies to fields, our experts can help you easily master organic principles and practices.
Ladybird on a Nasturtium leaf

The Principles of Organic Gardening

Organic gardening works within natural systems and cycles. Find out how to practice the five principles.

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Seasonal advice

Follow our month-by-month guide to garden maintenance or check out our tips and advice for harvesting or dealing with weeds and garden pests.

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Your organic garden in February

Gardeners in the south of the UK can be tempted to get a head start on the season as the sun feels a little warmer. But a warm spell can be followed by freezing weather or flood, so it's a time to be patient! Spend time finishing off any trimming of dead growth, clipping back and general preparation for the new growing season.

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How to grow

Follow our expert advice for whatever you want to grow, from lettuce to lawns!

Garden management

We've got advice on managing pests and weeds the organic way, and help with getting started with composting - the cornerstone of organic gardening - seed saving and keeping a wildlife friendly patch.

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Growing in your space

From pots to plots, we've got advice on how to grow successfully in your space.