• 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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  • Eric Barnes wins volunteer of the year

    Garden Organic's, Eric Barnes, wins Volunteer of the Year award

    Garden Organic is delighted to announce that volunteer, Eric Barnes, has been crowned the Great British Growing Awards 'Volunteer of the Year'.

    Eric Barnes has worked at Ryton Organic Gardens since the first day it opened in 1986, initially as a head guide and since then as groundsman. Eric has also been involved in the horticultural therapy projects on site for many years. He worked and then volunteered for the charity Thrive that originally managed Ryton's horticultural therapy garden, which was opened in 1990.

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  • Physic garden at Sheepdrove Organic Farm

    Garden Organic AGM and Members’ Day programme announced

    Members of Garden Organic are invited to attend the charity’s Annual General Meeting and Members’ Day, taking place this year at Sheepdrove Organic Farm on Thursday 14th May. This year’s event looks set to be a great day, with a change in location allowing members a fantastic opportunity to go behind the scenes at one of the UK’s top organic farms.

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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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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.