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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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One man and his organic plot - One foot in, one foot out

The one foot in, one foot out month of April brings both the incredible joy of spring but also some important caution as cold snaps can suddenly arrive, and frosts are not uncommon. Sit back relax and enjoy this spring read from Chris Collins. 

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Tune into our Spring podcast

Tune in to the April The Organic Gardening Podcast for your essential guide to Spring gardening.

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RHS to go peat-free by 2022

RHS to be peat-free by 2025

We salute and support the RHS in their move to take peat out of their horticulture.

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Huge support for the UK to drastically reduce pesticide use

Nearly 3.5 million tell the Government the importance of cutting pesticide use.

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Let's get pesticides off supermarket shelves!

The Co-op has announced that they are removing all high-risk synthetic pesticides from their gardening range. Can we persuade other supermarkets to follow?

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Climate change _ creatures on the move

Climate change: creatures on the move

Enjoy this insightful read from Sally Cunningham, Research Officer at Garden Organic and all-round expert on garden critters, as she uncovers some of the newer visitors you might encounter on your plot.

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Spring into Spring, with The Organic Gardening Podcast

If you’re keen to get growing, with Spring around the corner, then tune in to our latest, award-winning podcast.

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One man and his plot March 2021

One man and his plot is back!

Join Chris Collins as he talks through the preparation of his allotment and how the slight scent of spring brings him and many other growers great excitement. However, with words of the much-anticipated spring, Chris does share a word of warning ...

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