• We're recruiting for our Master Gardener & Master Composter programme

    We're recruiting for volunteers in Shropshire & Norfolk

    We're recruiting in Shropshire & Norfolk for composting & gardening enthusiasts to join our Master Composter & Master Gardener programme. Become part of a friendly network of volunteers and deliver workshops at schools, talks to local groups and give advice at events. Training sessions are being held at the end of September.

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  • Sale of Ryton Gardens to Coventry University

    We are pleased to confirm that a full sale of the site has been completed with our key tenant and long-term partner Coventry University.

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  • September podcast is here

    Enjoy our discussions on sowing green manures, picking and storing your harvest - plus a great interview with plantsman Adam Alexander.

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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.