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Plant extinction - a worrying fact

Scientists say that worldwide plant extinction is occurring far faster than would be expected naturally - twice that of all bird, mammal and amphibian extinctions combined.

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The June podcast is here!

What to do in your organic garden in June. Listen to the latest in our popular podcasts with tips, advice and in-depth discussions.

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Agroecology - what is it? and why should we support it?

In a recent article in the PAN UK newsletter, Dr Michel Pimbert explains why agroecology is so important in a farming world dominated by agribusiness chemicals.

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Celebrate World Bee Day

Help celebrate World Bee Day, on 20th May. How well do you know your bees? We give tips on how to help these busy creatures in your organic garden.

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Chris Collins, one man & his organic plot April

One man & his organic plot - May 2019

Chris is focusing on keeping his weeds at bay, watering and checking that his plants are happy. He's also been spending valuable time down at the allotment. Events season has also kicked off for Chris with a great few days at Toby's Garden Festival in Exeter and Gardeners World Live next on the list!

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Give as you live and donate to Garden Organic

Give as you live

Raise free funds for Garden Organic when you shop online with Give as you live.

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This year’s heritage trials are under way

This year’s Heritage Seed Library trials are under way

Each year the Heritage Seed Library trials re-discovered heritage varieties as potential new additions to the collection.

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Liz Truss visits Garden Organic organic growing project in Norfolk

Liz Truss MP ‘digs’ Norfolk gardening project for people at risk of loneliness

A therapeutic gardening project in Norfolk which brings people together to reduce isolation and loneliness has been praised by local MP, Liz Truss.

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Does street lighting affect pollinators?

Increased urbanisation has led to increased night lighting.  ALAN (Artificial Light At Night), has an effect on natural life forms - plants, birds, insects and small mammals - suppressing or encouraging growth and activity.  Recent research has looked into ALAN's effect on pollination.

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MYHarvest returns

This popular research project is back! Giving you a chance to record just how much you grow in your veg patch

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