• Top Tips for March

    • General: start increasing food in worm bins as they wake up from the winter chill
    • Vegetables: use your garden compost on areas where you'll be growing greedy crops such as potatoes and brassicas
    • Greenhouse: hang sticky traps in the greenhouse to catch flying pests. Aphids will start to multiply rapidly in warm spring sunshine, and it's still too chilly to introduce biological controls

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News

  • Barry Stone

    Master Gardener, Barry Stone's, Inspiring Story on YouTube

    CommunityChannelTV has produced this inspiring documentary for the Brilliant Britain series, featuring Barry Stone, one of Garden Organic's Master Gardeners. Barry has transformed his once troubled life, through organic gardening and the Master Gardener programme and now inspires others who have found themselves in a similar position to turnaround their lives.

    You can watch the film here on YouTube

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  • I dig organic t-shirts

    Garden Organic Launches Spring Collection 'I dig Organic' t-shirts

    Garden Organic is launching their Spring collection limited edition T-shirts, bearing the slogan 'I dig organic' in a new fun rabbit and carrot design.

    Funds raised from the sale of these T-shirts will help us to teach the next generation of organic growers.
    The t-shirts are made from 100 per cent organic cotton, come in four colours, cost £17.99 each and will be on sale from Sunday 1st March - until Monday 23rd March, so don't delay, order yours here today.

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  • Moneymaker tomato

    Dr Andrew Collins analyses the EFS report on levels of pesticides residues in food

    Garden Organic Trustee, Dr Andrew Collins, analyses The European Food Safety Authority (EFS) report on the levels of pesticide residues found in foods*.

    The 27 member states of the EU, together with Norway and Iceland, carry out regular testing of a wide range of foods. Of the samples tested in 2012, 3.1% of conventionally produced and 0.8% of organic food samples contained pesticide residues above the legal limit: 85% of organic foods tested had no detectable residues compared with 53% of conventional foods.

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  • 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.