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Vote for Garden Organic & help us raise funds

In honour of Organic September, Garden Organic are taking part in the monthly charity poll hosted by My Favourite Voucher Codes. Every month, they offer three charities the chance to compete in the poll for a free donation of 20% of their profits! Throughout the month of September, we will be up against two other charities to get the most votes by the public. We need your help to win the donation and continue promoting organic gardening throughout the UK. It won’t cost you a penny and takes just seconds to show your support.

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Garden Organic team up with Naturally Good Food

We’re pleased to announce a new partnership with Naturally Good Food - the online wholefoods, organic and 'free from' specialists! From their eco-base in the deep green Warwickshire countryside, Naturally Good Food send the world’s best and healthiest foods all over Europe and beyond.

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Peter Melchett- one of the organic movement's leading voices

Garden Organic would like to echo the tributes made to organic campaigner, Peter Melchett, who died last week.

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Calling all Cumbrian Composters!

Garden Organic, the national charity for organic growing, is thrilled to be expanding its nationally recognised volunteer Master Composter programme in Cumbria thanks to funding from Cumbria County Council.  The Master Composter programme is part of the council’s strategy to reduce the burden of waste from the county, by teaching more people how to compost their own waste at home.
 

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Places available for Certificate in Organic Horticulture, starting soon

Following a successful first year, horticultural education and training experts, The BEST in Horticulture Group will be running their Certificate in Organic Horticulture again, starting this autumn.

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Heritage Seed Library on BBC Gardeners World tonight!

Heritage Seed Library features on BBC Gardeners World

Thursday's episode of BBC Gardeners World included a feature on our Seed Guardian Adam Alexander and his role preserving heritage veg through the Heritage Seed Library.

Viewers were able to share in Adam's passion of saving seeds, and got a glimpse of his productive growing area.

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Bees found to acquire a taste for pesticides

Study shows bee develop preference for pesticides

Bumblebees acquire a taste for pesticide-laced food that can be compared to nicotine addiction in smokers, say scientists. The more of the nicotine-like chemicals they consume, the more they appear to want, a study has shown.

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What can seed saving do for you?

Seed saving is often viewed as a bit of a dark art even amongst those that are experienced at growing their own food. However, it seems that this practice is more widespread than we believed ....

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Help us to continue our organic growing project in Southwark

https://www.gardenorganic.org.uk/portal/donations/donateIn 2016 we launched a new project in the London Borough of Southwark. The project was funded by the Hirschmann Foundation to train Master Gardeners, and Food Buddies, to go into the most deprived wards in the borough and teach residents how to grow and cook their own organic food.

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Garden Organic celebrates another successful year in its 2017 Annual Review

We're thrilled to share the successes of another productive year through our 2017 Annual Review, sent to Garden Organic members at the beginning of the month.

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