For Peat's Sake - campaign updates
Here are some of updates, successes and stories from our campaign to ban peat from horticulture.
December 2020 Garden Organic signs letter to George Eustace demanding a peat ban
November 2020 A new report from Coventry University reveals damning statistics on the gardening industry's move to peat free. It makes depressing reading.
- Update: The Committee for Climate Change advises DEFRA that sales of peat should be banned from 2023. Two GO members stood up in front of local audiences to talk about the importance of peat bogs, and why we don’t need to destroy them to grow successfully at home.
- DEFRA delays once again on banning peat
January 2020 The Committee for Climate Change releases shocking statistics
December 2019 Three cheers for nurseries that are promising to go peat free: Edible Culture in Kent; Sunrise Plants in Retford; Nicholsons of Oxfordshire; Radway Bridge in Herefordshire; and Dobies in Devon!
October 2019 We launch the campaign, For Peat's Sake.