• Top Tips for January

    • General: keep off wet soil, especially if it's clay, to prevent compaction and damage to soil structure
    • Greenhouse: remove all dead or dying leaves regularly to prevent moulds from spreading
    • Lawn: keep off grass when it’s frozen or under snow. This will prevent damaging grasses and allowing disease to take hold

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News

  • Join us our next Master Composter Training Session - Saturday 7th March 2015

    Interested in spreading the word about composting? Why not join us on our next Master Composter training session on Saturday 7th March here at Ryton Organic Gardens.

    Mater Composters are a group of volunteers who help raise public awareness of the benefits of composting, by encouraging more people to compost at home and help those who already compost to do so more effectively.

    When: Saturday 7th March 2015 between 9.30am and 4pm

    Where: Garden Organic, Ryton Organic Gardens, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, near Coventry,
    CV8 3LG

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  • Show the world you Dig Organic with our limited edition t-shirt

    Garden Organic has launched a range of limited edition T-shirts bearing the slogan 'I dig organic'. Funds raised from the sale of these T-shirts will help us to teach the next generation of organic growers. They are made from 100 per cent organic cotton, come in four colours, cost £19.95 each and will be on sale until Thursday February 5, so don't delay, order yours here today.

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  • Heritage Seed Library Seed Guardian on BBC2's Big Allotment Challenge

    Heritage Seed Library (HSL) member and seed guardian, Rob Smith is doing well on BBC2's Big Allotment Challenge where he's been growing and showing veg grown from our heritage seed varieies. We were delighted to see his HSL 'Boothby's Blond' cucumbers win best in show in programme two. The next show goes out on BBC2 on Friday at 9pm. We can't wait to see Rob, using some of the HSL's Tower Hamlet's Amaranth in the floral challenge this week. Good luck Rob! You can follow Rob on Twitter here.

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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.