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  1. Chris Collins stands in front of a tree
    • Composting

    Chris Collins on…planting trees

    Our head of organic horticulture shares why he loves trees and how to plant them successfully

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    • Vegetables and herbs

    Celebrate your homegrown produce this Diwali

    Our Heritage Seed Library horticulturalist Anish Mistry shares two recipes that use up all your lovely homegrown vegetables

  3. sunflower heads hanging from a rope in a garden
    • Wildlife gardening

    Five ways to feed garden birds for free

    Feeding wild birds is a great way to encourage more of them into your garden and support them during the cold spell - but it doesn't have to cost the earth.

  4. Project Coordinator Frankie Kennet, stands at the gate of a compost demonstration site, next to a sign that reads "come on in and see our compost demonstration site"
    • Composting
    • Volunteer projects

    Our second Compost Demonstration Site is open!

    We're excited to launch another composting demonstration project in Cumbria.

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    • Composting

    Large scale bokashi experiment

    Master Composter Steve Griggs has been trialling a method that allows him to compost large volumes of materials using the bokashi method.

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    • green manures

    Experimenting with a winter green manure mix for gardeners

    Research Manager Anton Rosenfeld shares the results from our Members’ Experiment into winter green manures to see if multi-species mixes are more effective

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    • Gardening and growing
    • Conservation

    We've been awarded the National Plant Collection for comfrey

    We're thrilled to have been awarded the guardianship of the National Plant Collection for comfrey by Plant Heritage.

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    • Podcast
    • Our Views

    The Organic Gardening Podcast - October

    In this month’s podcast, we chat to Pam ‘The Jam’ Corbin about making seasonal jams and chutneys from homegrown produce.

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    • Vegetables and herbs
    • Research

    How do you choose your potato varieties?

    As a nation of potato eaters, we can be very particular about growing the perfect spud. This year, we surveyed 180 people about how they chose their potato varieties...

  10. Bumblebee on echinacea.
    • Our Views

    Bee-killing pesticides found at "wildlife-threatening" levels in rivers

    New analysis has found a chemical cocktail of dangerous neonicotinoids in rivers around England