• Top Tips for August

    • Water well in dry spells - especially beans, cucumbers, marrows, leeks, and celery.
    • Watch out for potato and tomato blight, as well as mildew, in warm, damp weather. Find out how to prevent it here.
    • Hopefully you’re enjoying many harvests, read here on how to store produce to enjoy it for longer.
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  • Making use of home-grown crops

    This week Lucy is bursting with pride as she plates up her first full home-grown salad, and shares her brilliant solution to her never-ending supply of courgettes!

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  • We’re all going on a garden holiday!

    With the summer holidays upon us and the kids facing even more time at home, why not tempt them away from their computer games and choose one of our five unique ‘days out’ that we have devised for your children to enjoy in their own back garden. From pond building to wildlife night rangers we have a range of fun-filled activities to keep you and the kids entertained this summer on a budget.

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  • National Allotments Week 2020

    Join us to celebrate National Allotments Week 2020 from 10th - 16th August.

    We're excited to celebrate allotments and how they play a vital role in our health and wellbeing. From growing your own organic veg to encouraging wildlife into your surroundings we cover a range of advice, tips, and things to do to help incorporate wellbeing into your allotment and would love for you to get involved. 

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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.