Charity Update

We're still here...

As we enter our second week of ‘lock down’ we wanted to let our members and supporters know what we’ve done as a charity to keep our important work continuing as seamlessly as possible, and where we are experiencing challenges.

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Demonstration garden update

Demonstration Garden Update

Upon the completion of the sale of Ryton my team and I were excited to be able to start work on the new demonstration garden. Whilst it is considerably smaller, the chance to begin something from scratch encompassing all of the organic principles was a challenge the team and our volunteers were really relishing.

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Pesticides are turning gardens into toxic environments.

Supermarkets across the UK are being urged to remove harmful pesticides such as bug killers, lawn treatments and weed killers from their shelves over fears that gardens are being turned into toxic environments.

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2020 horticultural courses - available to book now!

We're delighted to announce the launch of our courses for 2020. We're offering a range of engaging horticultural courses covering seasonal gardening topics, including seed saving with our experts from the Heritage Seed Library.

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Growing Flowers and People Organically

Jo Wright, founding director of Organic Blooms, tells us about her nine-acre Soil Association-certified, cut flower farm in South Gloucestershire

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organic gardening podcast

March podcast - meet Gardeners' World presenter, Joe Swift

Be sure to catch our bumper March episode - includes an interview with Joe Swift, plus seed sowing made easy.

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organic garden insects

RHS Plants for Bugs study – results

Organic gardeners know how important insects are in the growing area. But which are the best plants to support insect life?

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bumble bee garden organic

Can bumblebees survive climate chaos?

Bumblebees are in drastic decline across Europe and the US because of hotter and more frequent extremes in temperatures.

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Peat campaign update

For Peat's Sake campaign update

Garden Organic’s campaign to take peat out of horticulture is proving hugely successful.

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peat peat-free

DEFRA delays again on peat ban

Once again, DEFRA has delayed the peat ban, ignoring expert advice.

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