• Top Tips for May

    • General: Mulch warm soil after rain to retain moisture and deter weeds
    • Vegetables: Pinch out tops of broad beans to deter black fly colonies from infesting succulent new growth
    • Greenhouse: Use biological controls now temperatures are warm enough

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News

  • Sheepdrove AGM

    Garden Organic welcomed more than 100 members to AGM

    Garden Organic welcomed more than 100 members from across the country to the Annual General Meeting at Sheepdrove Organic Farm in Berkshire last Thursday, 14th May.

    Chief Executive James Campbell shared Garden Organic’s key successes during the last year; from engaging with local organic groups, an increased presence at horticultural events, to the wider promotion of our Heritage Seed Library; as well as plans to celebrate the charity’s Diamond jubilee in 2018.

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  • Increase Your School Meal Take Up - Free Training Workshops

    A free school support package, funded by the DfE, has been launched in England to kick start school meal take up in junior, middle, secondary, special schools and PRU.
    The package includes training, action plans and expert regional support. More info at Food For Life/Take Up. This workshop is aimed at staff with the responsibility for implementing a change to school food (e.g. subject teacher, site manager, bursar or catering team member). There's no charge to attend this workshop.

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  • Increase Your School Meal Take Up - Free training for In-house school cooks

    A free school support package, funded by the DfE, has been launched in England to kick start school meal take up in junior, middle, secondary, special schools and PRU. The package includes training, action plans and expert regional support. Find out more and register today: www.foodforlife.org.uk/takeup This two-part workshop is designed for inhouse cooks, and delivered by those who are themselves experienced school cooks. The workshop gives practical advice and information on how to support an increase in take up, including:

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Featured Person

  • Our Patron

    HRH The Prince of Wales, our Patron for more than 25 years, is a passionate supporter of our charity’s aim to get more people growing organically.