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Triodos Bank

Banking on organic: how your money can help support fairer food, farming and growing

Triodos Bank's mission is to help create a society that protects and promotes quality of life and human dignity for all. Read this feature blog as they share their passion and recognition that food is an essential component of life.

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Take the challenge - 30 days to Go Organic

30 Days to Go Organic – take the challenge this Organic September

This Organic September, we’re encouraging new growers to make the shift to organic and sustainable growing. And to help, we’ve put together 30 days of simple tips and information to guide them on their way.

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Heritage Seed Library search for seed guardians

Harvesting our heritage seed is now in full flow – and at a very satisfying stage in our growing year. The Heritage Seed Library team has been working hard, but they need help - They're on the lookout for more Seed Guardians, do you have what it takes?

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Recycle Week - Step It Up

Step It Up in your garden for Recycle week - 20th - 26th September

Recycle Week is Recycle Now’s flagship annual event which is a celebration of recycling across the nation. Now in its 18th year, it’s the one week of the year where retailers, brands, waste management companies, trade associations, governments, and the media come together to achieve one goal: to galvanise the public into recycling more of the right things, more often.

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Organic September Podcast

Tune in to the latest episode of the fabulous The Organic Gardening Podcast.

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One Man and his organic plot: Bumper summer harvest

This month Chris has a continuation of courgettes, an abundance of beetroots and troubles with tomatoes. With more ups than downs, this month on the allotment Chris certainly has plenty to do and even more to eat!

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organic gardening podcast

The Organic Gardening Podcast: what are bio controls and stimulants?

Join us for an indepth look at this fascinating subject.  How we can use nature, not artificial chemicals, to support our plants.

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peesticides organic gardening

We need your support to ban garden pesticides!

Help us by signing a petition to ban the use pesticides in gardens.

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butterfly organic gardening

Are you counting the butterflies?

The Big Butterfly Count is running until 8th August.  It’s not too late to take part!  

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Chris Collins on his organic plot

One man and his organic plot - Calmer waters

This month Chris feels he has sailed into calmer waters, but there is still plenty to do on the allotment; enjoy his latest blog as he talks about the challenges he now faces but also the rewards his allotment offers.

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