Veg growing week-by-week

Visit here for up-to-the-minute news posts about what’s growing and being harvested – RIGHT NOW –  in veg beds locally and around the UK. As a grower it’s important to get in tune with the seasons and to sow, plant and harvest at the right time, so here you’ll find the latest news from several of the UK’s best.

1) Frith Farm in Beverley, 2) Garden Organic in Coventry and 3) The Real Seed Company in Pembrokeshire. Click on the photos for more information, you do not need Facebook.

If you have a bumper harvest, maybe you’ll be able to pledge some of your harvest to to Freedom Feastival in September?

7 months ago

Secure Your Local Seasonal Veg!

Only last few veg boxes are available for this season.
Your first box will be ready on the 26th June -for 28 weeks until the end of the year.

Support your local ... See more

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7 months ago
WEA Yorkshire & Humber - North & North East Lincs, Hull & East Riding

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We need more local producers to create a strong food network, in order to eat like Kings & Queens. This has been our mission from the start: to inspire people to become part of this ... See more

Grow your own sustainable food business

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Saturday 23rd March 10.30-2.30pm

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To enrol please call 0300 303 3464
Or ... See more

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1 year ago
Timeline Photos

Well this is exciting! 🍓 #strawberry #strawberries #chemicalfree #handpicked

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1 year ago
Timeline Photos

Hello seeder! Cutting edge yang seeder from Korea. 😍 #frithfarm #seeder #yang #permaculture #horticulture #handtools #csa #seeding #cultivate

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6 months ago
Naturally Good Food

Lots of tasty bakes and makes, made using delicious organic ingredients 😋 from our friends at Naturally Good Food. Make sure you subscribe!

Bored of the TV? 📺 Want to watch something inspirational? We now have our own youtube channel! Filled with videos on "HOW TO"s and bakes and makes and ingredients we are proud of...

All cooked up ... See more

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6 months ago
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6 months ago

Composting is the cornerstone of organic growing

There has always been something magical about the transformation of green waste into a nutrient rich compost that can benefit your soil and help your ... See more

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6 months ago

Happy Mother’s Day to our members and supporters.
We hope you enjoy a very special day.

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6 months ago

It's been a busy time for the Heritage Seed Library so far this year.

Our seedlings have now all been potted on and doing really well. We hope you're seeing success with your growing too...

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6 months ago
Garden Organic

Have you mown the lawn for the first time?

If you’ve made a start make sure you set the blades high and leave your first trimmings on the grass. As they die back they will feed the lawn with much ... See more

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6 months ago
Council news | Suffolk County Council

Volunteers needed to help #Suffolk get composting!

Suffolk Master Composters are inviting green minded enthusiasts to join their ranks and master the art of composting this spring.

The next free ... See more

Suffolk Master Composters are inviting green minded enthusiasts to join their ranks and master the art of composting this spring.

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6 months ago
Walworth Garden

Fantastic work by our Southwark Master Gardeners and Edible Rotherhithe out in the London Borough of Southwark...
#foodpoverty #organicgardening #growyourown

Today we hosted Garden Organic and Edible Rotherhithe who are working with the London Borough of Southwark and 58 organisations in the borough to eliminate food poverty and push for the protection of ... See more

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6 months ago
Toby's Garden Festival

Book your tickets online in advance for Toby's Garden Festival and receive a FREE scented pink plant from
Whetman Pinks - while stocks last!
You can collect your plant at the festival on 3/4 ... See more

Quick! Get your FREE scented pink plant from Whetman Pinks when you buy an online ticket in advance - while stocks last! Collect at the festival on 3/4 May. Tickets available at ... See more

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6 months ago

Not all slugs are villains!

This is the leopard slug (Limax maximus). You may have found a few in your compost bin when you have opened the lid. They play an important role in helping to break down ... See more

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6 months ago
Photos from Real Seeds's post

We are really pleased to release our new seed packaging today! We decided a new corporate image was long overdue.

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6 months ago
Open Source Seed Initiative

For the last day of #seedweek we'd like to talk about the Open Source Seed Initiative.

Patents & licenses on seed have spread to many parts of the world. Soon, farmers and gardeners may be unable ... See more

Free the Seed!

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7 months ago
Welsh Seed Sovereignty

It's #seedweek! Read about the grassroots #seedsovereignty movement of across the UK and Ireland.

"Only 3 corporations sell 75% of the worlds seed; if we all start sowing open source, organic seed, ... See more

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7 months ago
Real Seeds - New envelope trial packing run

New Seed envelopes in action! All running smoothly now after only a few adjustments: Our Ballard Brown Bag Seed Packing Machine from the 1880s. This is the first trial run of our new Art Nouveau ... See more

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7 months ago
Photos from Real Seeds's post

Exciting parcel from USA! First trial batch of custom-made paper seed envelopes for our 1880's "Ballard Brown Bag Seed Packing Machine"! Don't they look fine? Bottom picture shows the back when ... See more

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7 months ago
Photos from Real Seeds's post

Great to see everyone at Newport Seedy Saturday today. thanks to everybody who came ; hopefully we'll see you all again next year with loads of home saved seed 🙂

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7 months ago
Timeline Photos

Just getting ready for our own Seedy Saturday here in Newport. Anyone local, see you at the Tabernacle Chapel vestry (opposite Long Street carpark) 10am to 1pm 🙂

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7 months ago
Timeline Photos

We got our latest shipment of seed from Italy yesterday, and Kate noticed the boxes on the pallet were now labelled in English. Read the small print 🙂

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7 months ago
News / Community seed banks academy

Are you part of a community seed bank project? The Community Seed Banks Academy may be able to support you with training, information and exchanges. They currently have a call out for applications.

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7 months ago
Germination hints and tips from the Real Seed Catalogue

Hopefully you're all enjoying the beautiful weather. This is just a reminder not to get *too* optimistic about sowing just yet.

Remember, in most of the country soil temperatures outdoors won't ... See more

To see what we're up to on the farm and in the office as we grow and try new varieties, follow our Facebook or Instagram pages

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