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Toxic Trade report on pesticides published

A devastating new report from PAN UK focuses on how trade deals beyond the EU threatens to weaken UK pesticide standards - threatening our health and natural environment.

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Frugal Gardening

Frugal Gardening - Aphidogeddon – the hands-off approach to aphids

This week find out how Anton's hands-off approach to aphids saved his pepper plants.

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On the Allotment with Lucy Shepherd

Fingers crossed

The allotment is getting full, and the HSL seeds are keeping Lucy busy! sounds like another batch of comfrey is definitely needed.

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Frugal Gardening

Homemade liquid feeds made easy

Container growing has lots of advantages. It is flexible, allows you to grow where there is no suitable soil available, and you can move them around at different times of year to suit the weather conditions. 
Join Anton to find out how to make your own liquid feeds to keep them healthy.

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Diversity and inclusion at Garden Organic

Like many organisations, the Black Lives Matter movement and events of recent weeks have made us reflect on our approach at Garden Organic and ask tough questions of ourselves.

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organic gardening podcast

True fizzing joy in the Organic Gardening Podcast

Join writer and grower Stephanie Hafferty, as she explores ideas of how to use plants in the home and kitchen. Based on her book (co-written with Charles Dowding) The No Dig Organic Home and Garden, Steph reveals how to use every inch of the plant – from recipes to household cleaners – throughout the seasons. Ever made a fizzing toilet bomb?  You’ll hear it here first….

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On the Allotment with Lucy Shepherd

Successes and disasters so far!

Lucy's allotment is nearly full and the garden is stuffed! Has she got the space to add sweetcorn, sugar snaps, and broccoli plants ?

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Weather worries on the allotment

After the business of putting in more plants last week, it’s been a quiet one on the allotment for Lucy. Her peas were hit hard by the strong winds and she has been inspired by her weekly organic veg box and the new varieties that she could introduce to her patch.

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WSS

New partnership - Waste Savvy Staffs

Garden Organic is delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with Staffordshire County Council to help reduce the county's waste. 

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Frugal Gardening

Contents of a kitchen cupboard

It seems that some of the contents of the kitchen cupboard has escaped into the garden over the past few weeks. Whilst rummaging through some old packets of spice seeds, Anton decided to look to see what he could grow...

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