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October podcast - the perfect autumn listen

This month's podcast brings a bumper harvest of the best autumn jobs in the garden. Plus a serious look at pesticides.

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On the harvest front

Lucy has been extremely busy these last couple of months, however, that hasn't slowed her down! She is still finding time to harvest and enjoy the produce with her family. But, that's not all, find out what Lucy plans on planting under a full moon next month...

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Banning metaldehyde for the second time...

The use of slug pellets containing metaldehyde will be banned in 2022. It's the second time, but this time it's for good.

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Colours of the rainbow

It has been another busy week of harvesting, cooking and seed saving for Lucy and her family, but that doesn't mean she has become complacent in her gardening duties, quite the opposite in fact...

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One small step can make a difference - join us for Organic September 2020

One small step can make a difference - join us for Organic September 2020.
We're excited to celebrate being organic and work with nature to ensure a better future for us all. Follow us all month as we provide you with simple affordable changes you can make to Go Organic as every small action can make a difference for our world.

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bee organic gardening

Can bumble bees be good gardeners?

Sometimes bumble bee queens emerge from hibernation too early for flowering plants, which provide them with pollen. Research has shown they have an intriguing way of moving things on.

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Time for a tidy

With September here, Lucy has made time to tidy up the beds on her allotment ready for Autumn, between de-weeding and dismantling frames she has still found time to carefully dry the pre-accession seeds ready to be sorted along with the other contestants for our Heritage Seed Library...

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Think it’s time to hibernate? Think again…

Many think that autumn is the time to step back from the garden, with a focus on tidying and ‘putting the garden to bed’. But there’s still plenty to keep you growing organically through the crisp autumn days, regardless of how big or small your growing space is. Here are our top five tasks:

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Frugal Gardening

Making the most of this seasons produce

According to WRAP. 70% of UK food waste is from households, and we certainly don't want to be adding our homegrown produce to that pile. Join Anton for his final blog in the series as he shares how to make the most of every last bit of homegrown produce.

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The Organic Gardening Podcast

Chris Collins meets Garden Historian, Caroline Holmes

This month, Sarah is taking a well-earned break and her colleague Hannah has stepped in to present this episode with Chris. They chat about September in the organic garden, take time to reflect on the successes and failures of the year so far. Chris shares his advice for new growers to keep a passion for their new-found hobby going throughout the year, and they also talk all things houseplants, including how valuable they are as therapeutic greenery for those with little or no outside space.

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