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Growing Flowers and People Organically

Jo Wright, founding director of Organic Blooms, tells us about her nine-acre Soil Association-certified, cut flower farm in South Gloucestershire

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March podcast - meet Gardeners' World presenter, Joe Swift

Be sure to catch our bumper March episode - includes an interview with Joe Swift, plus seed sowing made easy.

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RHS Plants for Bugs study – results

Organic gardeners know how important insects are in the growing area. But which are the best plants to support insect life?

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Can bumblebees survive climate chaos?

Bumblebees are in drastic decline across Europe and the US because of hotter and more frequent extremes in temperatures.

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For Peat's Sake campaign update

Garden Organic’s campaign to take peat out of horticulture is proving hugely successful.

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DEFRA delays again on peat ban

Once again, DEFRA has delayed the peat ban, ignoring expert advice.

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Garden Organic podcast gets a 5* review

“A lovely new podcast focusing on everything to do with organic gardening....It’s inspiring and cheerful. I learn something new every time I listen.”

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Government advised to ban peat sales

We are pleased to see that the government’s Committee on Climate Change recommends banning peat for horticultural use.

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2020 - International Year of Plant Health

The United Nations has declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). “Plants are the source of the air we breathe and most of the food we eat, yet we often don’t think about keeping them healthy."

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Triodos Bank UK - New Year Resolutions

Triodos Bank UK - New Year Resolutions

Each January, many of us will be thinking about our New Year’s resolutions. Actions such as going organic, switching your energy supplier or volunteering can all contribute positively to the environment and society. Triodos Bank UK use their customers’ money to support projects that help build a sustainable future for everyone.

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