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Garden Organic

Water shortage in the garden?

Wise words from Garden Organic Even if you don’t remember the drought of 1976, you are probably aware of the current water shortages across England.  With the forecast due for a dry July, here below are some tips for the organic gardener. And in years to come, its worth making your growing area more water … Continue reading »

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GetGrowing Gets Going in the UK

This May the very first GetGrowing course was run in the UK. For those not aware this is a hugely successful short course to teach complete novices how to start growing some of their own food, something that Amma’s is urging us to do and is one of the six InDeed pledges. The course has … Continue reading »

Categories: Community gardening, Composting, Garden Organic, Gardening, Growing vegetables, Nature, Organic gardening, Permaculture, plants, Seeds | Leave a comment

Save Our Seeds

A draconian new EU regulation would see gardeners and farmers prevented from exchanging seeds and growing heritage varieties. Continue reading »

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Ash dieback

Ash Dieback Outbreak – Composting From Garden Organic “Garden Organic is currently seeking clarification from leading researchers and organisations in the field about the life cycle, survival mechanisms and thermal death point of the fungal pathogen Chalara fraxinea, with regards to the recent outbreak of Ash dieback. The disease causes leaf loss and crown dieback … Continue reading »

Categories: forest, Garden Organic, Planting trees | Leave a comment