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Self-guided learning

Discover the benefits of learning online with our brand new self-guided courses.

Discover the benefits of learning online and develop your gardening skills in your own time and at a pace to suit you with our brand new self-guided courses.

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ICAW 2021

International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW)

From the Uk to the US to Canada to Europe, Ireland and Australia, international organisations such as ourselves are working together to celebrate International Compost Awareness Week, highlighting organics recycling and compost use.

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One man and his plot May 2021

One man and his organic plot - The month of May

Coming into May, Chris has conflicting emotions as a gardener. On one hand, all the seed sowing that he has undertaken in April has led to a rise of fresh young plants that hold so much promise, but on the other hand, he is left anxious about the journey from seed, to seedlings, to their final growing spot as they still have to compete with radiation frosts, slugs, cold winds and watering demands.

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National Childrens Gardening Week 2021

Join us and celebrate National Children's Gardening Week

We welcome you to join us and celebrate National Children's Gardening Week from the 29th May – 6th June.
 

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organic gardening podcast

The Organic Gardening Podcast in May

Listen to The Organic Gardening Podcast for the glorious growing month of May.

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New report reveals why peat extraction is an environmental disaster

Recent research from the RSPB has shown the true environmental cost of extracting peat.  And it's shocking.

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peat free organic gardening

Co-op switches to selling peat-free only compost

Co-op supermarkets will be selling peat-free only compost at their food stores and forecourts. 

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One man and his organic plot - One foot in, one foot out

The one foot in, one foot out month of April brings both the incredible joy of spring but also some important caution as cold snaps can suddenly arrive, and frosts are not uncommon. Sit back relax and enjoy this spring read from Chris Collins. 

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organic gardening podcast

Tune into our Spring podcast

Tune in to the April The Organic Gardening Podcast for your essential guide to Spring gardening.

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RHS to go peat-free by 2022

RHS to be peat-free by 2025

We salute and support the RHS in their move to take peat out of their horticulture.

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