• 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

  • Eric Barnes receives Volunteer of the Year Award

    Another great Edible Garden Show for Garden Organic

    The Edible Garden Show, held at Alexandra Palace on 20th – 22nd March, proved another great show for Garden Organic.

    The charity’s membership team, supported by local Master Gardener volunteers, attended the show to raise awareness of the work of the charity and the benefits of growing organically.

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  • News from Growing Enterprises

    News from Garden Organic's Growing Enterprise Project

    Spring is slowly beginning to arrive for The Growing Enterprise Project, here at Ryton Organic Gardens. The warmer weather has meant that more of the groups can get out and enjoy the gardens and students have been learning about seeds and choosing which varieties to sow now for early harvests.

    Elaine Hibbs, Horticultural Therapist and Education Officer, says “It’s lovely to see the greenhouse beginning to fill with seedlings. With our potatoes chitting, onions sprouting and green manure dug in our garden is really getting going.

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  • Trafalgar school winners

    Richmond School wins "Grow Your Own Lunch" competition

    Trafalgar Infant School in Richmond beat scores of green-fingered London schools to become special prize winners for the ‘Grow Your Own Lunch Competition’ organised by School Food Matters.

    Winning the special ‘Grow Around the World’ category awarded by Garden Organic's Food Growing Schools: London the students impressed judges with their sensational recipe design for an exotic, Tanzania inspired, two-course lunch.

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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.