• Top Tips for August

    • Water well in dry spells - especially beans, cucumbers, marrows, leeks, and celery.
    • Watch out for potato and tomato blight, as well as mildew, in warm, damp weather. Find out how to prevent it here.
    • Hopefully you’re enjoying many harvests, read here on how to store produce to enjoy it for longer.
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News

  • Frugal Gardening

    A few experiments and discoveries

    Join Anton for another mixed bag of organic curiosities this week and find out why he may have some fessing up to do to...

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  • podcast organic gardening

    The Organic Gardening Podcast summer special

    In our summer special podcast, listen to Chris chatting with his old friend Mark Diacono. Mark is perhaps best known for his work at River Cottage, busy growing organic produce for the chefs and tv crews. He has a few tales to tell about working for demanding media types!

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  • Heritage Seed Library search for seed guardians

    Our Heritage Seed Library needs you! Despite a challenging start to the year, the Heritage Seed Library team has been working hard to try to make up for lost time.
    They're on the lookout for more Seed Guardians, do you have what it takes?

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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.