• Top Tips for July

    • To keep plants healthy - weed, water, and then mulch
    • Hoe weeds regularly to prevent seeds forming
    • Save water from salad and vegetable washing, for use on the garden
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  • A real allotmenteer

    Seven days away from the allotment has meant that the competitive weeds have taken over, but so have the delicious veggies. Find out which of the veggies Lucy's children were most excited by this week and why Lucy feels like a real allotmenteer!

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  • Frugal Gardening

    Ensuring the show goes on

    Winter is a challenge for many crops. Discover what Anton is sowing in summer to reduce the 'hungry gap'. He is a firm believer in planning ahead. 

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  • organic insect decline

    It's time to take action for insects

    The Wildlife Trust, supported by Garden Organic and a number of other charities, has just launched a new report ‘Reversing the Decline of Insects’, highlighting the critical state of insect population decline.  And shows how all of us, wherever we live, can take action to bring back insects.

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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.