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Starting to grow - a beginners journey

I’ll start by saying, not only is this a beginner’s attempt at organic gardening, but gardening in general. A little about me, to give you a little context. I am by no means a gardening guru but merely a young marketing grasshopper willing to learn and relying on the advice from Garden Organic.

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Garden Organic and Viridian Nutrition launch partnership

Garden Organic and Viridian Nutrition launch partnership

Partnership encourages people to reconnect with nature and nurture their own organic spaces.

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Growing Calm blog

Growing Calm - A view from a window...

Join us every Wednesday and restore some Growing Calm to your day by reading our blog. Our first blog: A view from a window is written by Rachel Phillips-Street. Rachel’s blog gives us an insight into how she is engaging with nature to maintain health and happiness during this uncertain period of time.

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On the Allotment with Lucy Shepherd

On the Allotment - highs and lows of family vegetable growing

Join us every Friday for 'On the Allotment'. On the Allotment is part of our lockdown blog series and is written by Lucy Shepherd, Seed Officer for the Heritage Seed Library. Follow Lucy as she writes about the highs and lows of family vegetable growing on her allotment and at home. Something that many of us can relate to during this current time.

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April podcast

May Podcast - No Dig with Charles Dowding

Our hugely popular podcast features an interview with the 'No Dig' guru, Charles Dowding.

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April podcast

April Podcast - tips for gardening during lock down

Tune in for our top tips for gardening during lockdown. Chris and Sarah guide us through creating an instant veg patch and share their ideas of garden activities that you can do at home with the children.

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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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2020 horticultural courses - available to book now!

We're delighted to announce the launch of our courses for 2020. We're offering a range of engaging horticultural courses covering seasonal gardening topics, including seed saving with our experts from the Heritage Seed Library.

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