• Top Tips for June

    • General: Keep hoeing off weeds to prevent them seeding
    • Vegetable plot: Sow tender veg if earlier sowings have failed or been eaten
    • Fruit: help nature’s 'June drop' by hand-thinning diseased or damaged top fruit

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News

  • Chris Collins

    Former Blue Peter Gardener appointed as Head of Organic Horticulture at Garden Organic

    Garden Organic is delighted to announce that Chris Collins, former BBC Blue Peter Gardener and Head Gardener at Westminster Abbey, will be joining the charity as Head of Organic Horticulture.

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  • The glyphosate saga rumbles on

    An impasse between EU nations on whether to allow Monsanto's Roundup and similar weed-killers to continue to be sold means that the European Commission, rather than national politicians, will decide the issue next week.

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  • Glyphosate EU vote this week

    The EU is voting once again this week on the relicensing of glyphosate. After 3 attempts, the EU Commission failed to win support for a proposal to renew the licence for up to 15 years. An appeals committee meet on Thursday 23rd, for a final vote, before the weedkiller's licence runs out on June 30th.

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Featured Person

  • Our Founder

    Lawrence Hills, a freelance journalist and keen organic grower, founded our organisation in 1954. He was passionate about promoting the potential of the herb comfrey as a natural fertiliser and the benefits of organic growing as a whole.