• Top Tips for July

    • General: Keep hoeing off weeds to prevent them seeding
    • Vegetables: Feed tomatoes as they develop fruit. Keep well-watered
    • Pest Control: Use biological pest controls in greenhouses & open soil

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News

  • Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, with school pupils

    Schools short film competition winners reap rewards

    To celebrate the Food Growing Schools: London’s Growathon – a campaign that aims to get 50,000 pupils involved in food growing by the end of the summer term – international charity Trees for Cities ran a short film competition for schools to showcase their food growing activities.

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  • Letter to David Davis MP, expressing hopes for Brexit planning

    Garden Organic is one of 84 organisations who have signed a letter to David Davis, MP, Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, and Theresa May, MP, Prime Minister, to stress the important implications of Brexit on food and farming. The UK government now has an opportunity to reshape the food and farming policies and subsidies. It is our hope that taxpayers' money is spent on common-sense food, farming and fishing policies that are good for jobs, health and the environment.

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  • London Major at School Marketplace

    Mayor of London savours homegrown treats from London schools at City Hall

    The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, opened the doors of City Hall to welcome six London schools to hold their very own Schools Marketplace on Thursday 14 July 2016. The event showcased delicious food grown in London’s schools – from salads, chards, rocket, beetroot, potatoes and herbs, to home made products such as plum jams and mango chutneys, tasty elderflower cordials, mint dips and more.

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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.