Flower in Ryton gardens
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Discover organic growing

Garden Organic promotes organic growing and composting, citizen science and research, and seed conservation through our Heritage Seed Library. We want to help you garden 'the organic way', using natural methods to promote healthy, productive, sustainable gardens.

Seeds in the Heritage Seed Library

Become a Variety Champion

Our heritage varieties are a vital part of our genetic past and, with your help, we can ensure they will be available for future generations. If you would be willing to consider becoming a Variety Champion, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Who we are and what we do

Our charity brings together thousands of people who share a common belief – that organic growing is essential for a healthy and sustainable world. Through campaigning, advice, community work and research, our aim is to get everyone growing ‘the organic way’.

Your garden this month

July is the month that the fruit garden comes into its own. However, once a crop has been harvested, remove protective nets to allow birds back in; they will continue to pick off pests over the rest of the summer.

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Your organic garden in July

July is the month when all the hard work pays off. Herbs and flowers are fragrant, and the soil rich with your homemade compost. After the rush of May and June growth, you can relax a little and enjoy the fruits of your labour.

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