• 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

  • Growing From Your Roots

    Garden Organic awarded Growing From Your Roots project

    Garden Organic is delighted to announce it’s been awarded £71,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund towards the Growing From Your Roots project.

    The project will document the stories behind the exotic crop plants being grown by multi-cultural communities in and around Birmingham and the West Midlands. The project will look at how this produce first came to be grown in the UK, the challenges of growing in the British climate and the importance of growing these crops, to individuals and communities.

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  • Courses Ryton Organic Gardens and CAT

    New partnership announced by Garden Organic and the Centre for Alternative Technology

    Two of the UK's leading organisations pioneering organic methods of gardening are joining forces to offer a range of interesting courses to the general public. Garden Organic and the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) will be exchanging courses throughout 2015, covering a range of topics such as composting, organic gardening, building a garden bench, making a compost toilet and a beginners guide to renewable energy.

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  • Grow your own picnic

    New London School’s Garden Competition launches for Grow Your Own Picnic 2015

    The Food Growing Schools: London partnership, led by Garden Organic, has launched Grow Your Own Picnic 2015 for the second year with a fantastic, new Grow Your Own School Garden Competition - and this time schools don’t need to be garden experts to win!

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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.