• 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

  • New research reports possible link between Glysophate and non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

    There have been a number of articles in the national media reporting the findings of research carried out by the French based IARC, the cancer research arm of the World Health Organisation, suggesting a link between Glysophate (used in the world's best selling herbicide, Roundup) and non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. You can read more in The Guardian article here.

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    Garden Organic's Heritage Seeds showcasing on BBC2

    We're looking forward to the third episode of 'Kew on a Plate' this evening, with Garden Organic Vice-President, Raymond Blanc and Kate Humble - BBC2 at 9pm. The series sees Raymond and Kate re-establish a long-lost kitchen garden at Kew using some of the rare varieties from Garden Organic’s Heritage Seed Library, at the site of what was once Queen Victoria's royal kitchen garden.

    Neil Munro, Manager of Garden Organic’s Heritage Seed Library, says, “It’s great to see our heritage seeds and produce showcased on prime-time television.

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  • 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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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.