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Celebrate World Bee Day

Help celebrate World Bee Day, on 20th May. How well do you know your bees? We give tips on how to help these busy creatures in your organic garden.

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Chris Collins, one man & his organic plot April

One man & his organic plot - May 2019

Chris is focusing on keeping his weeds at bay, watering and checking that his plants are happy. He's also been spending valuable time down at the allotment. Events season has also kicked off for Chris with a great few days at Toby's Garden Festival in Exeter and Gardeners World Live next on the list!

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Give as you live and donate to Garden Organic

Give as you live

Raise free funds for Garden Organic when you shop online with Give as you live.

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This year’s heritage trials are under way

This year’s Heritage Seed Library trials are under way

Each year the Heritage Seed Library trials re-discovered heritage varieties as potential new additions to the collection.

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Liz Truss visits Garden Organic organic growing project in Norfolk

Liz Truss MP ‘digs’ Norfolk gardening project for people at risk of loneliness

A therapeutic gardening project in Norfolk which brings people together to reduce isolation and loneliness has been praised by local MP, Liz Truss.

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Does street lighting affect pollinators?

Increased urbanisation has led to increased night lighting.  ALAN (Artificial Light At Night), has an effect on natural life forms - plants, birds, insects and small mammals - suppressing or encouraging growth and activity.  Recent research has looked into ALAN's effect on pollination.

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MYHarvest returns

This popular research project is back! Giving you a chance to record just how much you grow in your veg patch

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Wilder for wellbeing

Wilder for Wellbeing

Garden Organic and Warwickshire Wildlife Trust have joined forces in a partnership bid to secure public funding which would allow us to support the local communities and wildlife disrupted by the construction of HS2 through Warwickshire and parts of Coventry and Solihull.

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The May podcast is here!

We hear how Dobies, the seed and plant merchants, are embedding organic into their business. They share tales of  how to research the perfect tasting tomato, cope with natural disasters on a commercial scale, and decide which plants future garden lovers are hunting for.

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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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