• Top Tips for April

    • Wait for the soil to warm before sowing outdoors
    • Add a spring feed of homemade compost around perennials
    • Remove weeds, keeping a few for pollinators
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  • Results from RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch

    RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch results show a mixed picture for UK’s garden birds. House sparrow, starling and blue tit remain at the top of the rankings.


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  • Campaign to make Brighton and Hove pesticide free

    Garden Organic is joining PAN-UK in their latest campaign to make towns and cities pesticide free. Their current action is in Brighton & Hove Council - ahead of the city-wide council elections on 2nd May.

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  • Chris Collins, one man & his organic plot April

    One man & his organic plot - April 2019

    Chris is getting stuck in down at the allotment and everything is ready to go. He’s set about filling his propagators, and has even got his runner bean wig-wams up and ready in anticipation of all the legumes he’s going to grow from the Heritage Seed Library. Chris also travelled to Wales to meet up with Garden Organic trustee & Seed Guardian Adam Alexander. And after a long drawn out battle with horsetail Chris is now ready to plant out a good size area with soft fruit.

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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.