• Top Tips for March

    • Make your own potting and seed sowing compost or buy organic peat-free.
    • Wait for soil to warm up thoroughly before sowing later in the month
    • Prune roses, and give all perennials a feed of home-made compost to help Spring growth
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  • Charity Update

    We're still here...

    As we enter our second week of ‘lock down’ we wanted to let our members and supporters know what we’ve done as a charity to keep our important work continuing as seamlessly as possible, and where we are experiencing challenges.

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  • Demonstration garden update

    Demonstration Garden Update

    Upon the completion of the sale of Ryton my team and I were excited to be able to start work on the new demonstration garden. Whilst it is considerably smaller, the chance to begin something from scratch encompassing all of the organic principles was a challenge the team and our volunteers were really relishing.

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  • Pesticides are turning gardens into toxic environments.

    Supermarkets across the UK are being urged to remove harmful pesticides such as bug killers, lawn treatments and weed killers from their shelves over fears that gardens are being turned into toxic environments.

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Featured Person

  • Our Founder

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