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?

3 years 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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3 years 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

Free taster session

Saturday 23rd March 10.30-2.30pm

Course ID: C3675219

OneSixOne
161 High street
Hull
Hu1 1nq

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

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4 years ago
Timeline Photos

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

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4 years ago
Timeline Photos

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

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4 years ago
Timeline Photos

Fresh flowers 💐 #flowers #permaculture #horticulture #csa

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3 years 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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3 years ago
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3 years 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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3 years ago

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

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3 years 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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3 years 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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3 years 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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3 years 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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3 years 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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3 years 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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4 years ago
Photos from The Real Seed Collection's post

This is how we get mixed-coloured Aquilegia flowers. The new seed will be dried, tested and packed ready for the new catalogue this autumn. 🙂

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4 years ago
RWAS - Spring Festival

If anyone is going to the Royal Welsh spring festival tomorrow come and say hello! I'll be on the Landworkers Alliance stall (SC108 in the Smallholder centre) in the morning, then on the panel for ... See more

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4 years ago

The bees are out in force. A little hard to photo clearly, but this is a big red-tailed bumble bee making radish seed for us. It's 'Green Luobo' radish and will be ready in September

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4 years ago
Photos from The Real Seed Collection's post

Hooray! Germination of the beautiful "Gaia" cold-adapted soybean we are trying out this year. 🙂

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4 years ago
GM Freeze | Keep GM out of the future of farming

OK, listen up! Here's a chance to have a *real* effect and help stop GM crops getting into the UK. DEFRA are asking what people want as part of their 'green brexit' plans. There is huge pressure on ... See more

The Government’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), wants to hear your views about the future of food, farming and the environment. They say they want a Green Brexit. ... See more

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4 years ago
كن نبات

Bean germination - amazing stopmotion video

حد شاف إنبات البذرة قبل كده 😃😍
#كن_نبات

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4 years ago
Photos from The Real Seed Collection's post

Last week we hosted a training day for the Gaia Foundation at our barn, teaching experienced growers to become professional seed producers. It was really nice to meet all the lovely people; the ... See more

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4 years ago

Just a reminder that any orders for Christmas need to be with us by midday tomorrow Wednesday (website says by end of Tuesday, but we'll make sure anything coming in tomorrow am goes out in the day's ... See more

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4 years ago

Real Seeds Giant Pumpkin Photo Competition - we are also giving an extra prize of £20 of seed to David Coop for heroic pumpkin carving! (44kg and an all-night carving session!)
That's it for this ... See more

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4 years ago

We have some winners of the Real Seeds Giant Pumpkin Photo Competition! If you remember we offered a £20 seed voucher to whoever sent in the most awesome photo; after much deliberation one prize ... See more

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