• Top Tips for June

    • Give tomatoes and hanging baskets a comfrey liquid feed.
    • Keep strawberries and raspberries well-watered and netted.
    • Water carefully, soaking the soil not the plant.
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  • podcast organic gardening

    June podcast - summer tasks

    We discuss watering, growing tomatoes and dealing with summer pests the organic way.

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  • Join us for National Children's Gardening Week

    Join us and celebrate National Children's Gardening Week

    We welcome you to join us and celebrate National Children's Gardening Week from the 23rd - 31st May. Throughout the week we will be sharing lots of fun-filled activities, exciting games, and amazing tips that you and your family can participate in within your own back garden, balcony garden or allotment space and celebrate the fun that gardening holds for kids as well as the educational benefits.

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  • Growing Calm blog - Wildlife in the garden

    The Wonder of Wildlife - Ants more foe than friends?

    I was watching a line of ants the other day (life is busy under lockdown), and I remembered a curious fact.  Ants can fall from over a mile high and not be harmed!

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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.