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Northern Ireland Peatland Strategy 2021-2040 released

Northern Ireland Peatland Strategy 2021-2040 released

The Department for Agriculture, Environment, and Rural Affairs has released The Northern Ireland Peatland Strategy 2021-2040.

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One man and his organic plot June

One man and his organic plot - New challenges await

Chris is back this month with tales of joy from his allotment. He has been hardening off some of his seedlings and transplanting his young plants.

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June podcast is with us!

The June episode of The Organic Gardening Podcast is now available.  Have you tuned in?

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Garden Organic welcomes England Peat Action Plan as a step in the right direction

Launched on Tuesday 18th May, the plan includes a statement that Defra is proposing to ban peat in bagged composts by the end of 2024, after decades of campaigning by organisations including Garden Organic. 

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Self-guided learning

Discover the benefits of learning online with our brand new self-guided courses.

Discover the benefits of learning online and develop your gardening skills in your own time and at a pace to suit you with our brand new self-guided courses.

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One man and his plot May 2021

One man and his organic plot - The month of May

Coming into May, Chris has conflicting emotions as a gardener. On one hand, all the seed sowing that he has undertaken in April has led to a rise of fresh young plants that hold so much promise, but on the other hand, he is left anxious about the journey from seed, to seedlings, to their final growing spot as they still have to compete with radiation frosts, slugs, cold winds and watering demands.

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National Childrens Gardening Week 2021

Join us and celebrate National Children's Gardening Week

We welcome you to join us and celebrate National Children's Gardening Week from the 29th May – 6th June.
 

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The Organic Gardening Podcast in May

Listen to The Organic Gardening Podcast for the glorious growing month of May.

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New report reveals why peat extraction is an environmental disaster

Recent research from the RSPB has shown the true environmental cost of extracting peat.  And it's shocking.

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Co-op switches to selling peat-free only compost

Co-op supermarkets will be selling peat-free only compost at their food stores and forecourts. 

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