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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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Frugal Gardening

Grow your own structures

Anton is the first to admit that he is terrible at DIY!
He likes less dangerous things such as growing vegetables and cooking! Find out how he finds the inner builder in himself to create his on structures and barriers to help and protect his young veggies...
 

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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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A house full of plants

A house full of plants

Plants bring a home to life and with a few tips and tricks they will soon become part of the family. No garden, no problem. Living in rented digs and moving frequently? The houseplant is your access to having an indoor garden.

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On the Allotment with Lucy Shepherd

On the Allotment - Watching with pride

After Lucy's false start earlier in May, her and the children are now feeling great about getting out on the allotment this week and putting some more veggies in the ground!

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podcast organic gardening

June podcast - summer tasks

We discuss watering, growing tomatoes and dealing with summer pests the organic way.

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Frugal Gardening

All the things we haven’t paid for

This week Anton does a stock take of some of the food plants that he has managed to grow without money exchanging hands: by saving seeds, tubers, bulbs or any other way that plants choose to reproduce.

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On the Allotment with Lucy Shepherd

On the Allotment - In the ground

After a fantastic hot weekend, the weather has turned cold again for Lucy. She is out in the garden trying to protect her veg. Of special importance are the three HSL pre-accessions that are now all out in the ground!

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Frugal Gardening

Frugal Gardening - Making your potting compost go a little further

The weather has played its usual psychological tricks on us this season...

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