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?

5 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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5 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

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Saturday 23rd March 10.30-2.30pm

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To enrol please call 0300 303 3464
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6 years ago
Timeline Photos

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

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6 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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6 years ago
Timeline Photos

Fresh flowers 💐 #flowers #permaculture #horticulture #csa

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5 years ago
Hunt in your gardens for slugs, RHS urges, amid worries beneficial British slug is being wiped out

Do you have any Yellow Cellar slugs in your garden? The RHS - Royal Horticultural Society are urging people to check their gardens.

Slugs play an important role in helping to break down your ... See more

Gardeners have been urged to pick up their torches and hunt in their gardens for slugs as the Royal Horticultural Society issues a plea for data on the disappearing British bug.

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5 years ago

🌟Congratulations Philippa Peate!🌟

You're the lucky winner of our Mother's Day competition in partnership with Naturally Good Food

We hope your mum enjoys her special treat on Mother's Day ... See more

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5 years ago

Join Norfolk Organic Group for their talk this evening - Learning the language of trees by Paul Jackson, starting at 7.30pm, £3 entry for non-members.

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5 years ago

The Organic Way #spring edition has arrived and is on its way to you!

Pop down those gardening tools, grab a cuppa and get reading! We've packed this issue full of exciting features & stories for ... See more

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5 years ago

With many parts of the country still experiencing frosts at night, it’s still too cold to plant potatoes. Wait a while and let the soil warm up.

Then create furrows just less than a metre apart, ... See more

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5 years ago
Weedkiller is removed from DIY store shelves

DIY store #Homebase has announced it is removing weedkillers containing #glyphosate from stores following the US court ruling that #Roundup was a 'substantial factor' in causing a type of cancer...

DIY stores have begun removing Roundup and other brands of weedkiller after a ruling in a Californian court found it was a 'substantial factor' in causing non-Hodgkin's lymphoma cancer.

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5 years ago

We've teamed up with Naturally Good Food to offer a fantastic treat for one special mum this Mother's Day.

The treat includes a beautiful Emma Bridgewater mug, calming chamomile infusion tea bags, ... See more

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5 years ago

Ready, steady, go!

The first day of spring has arrived and the sun has made an appearance - the new season is officially underway!

Keep us up to date with your progress...

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5 years ago
US jury rules weedkiller a cancer 'factor'

A US jury has found that one of the world's most widely-used weedkillers was a "substantial factor" in causing a man's cancer...

Jury to consider damages after one of the world's most widely-used weedkillers is blamed for cancer.

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5 years ago
One man & his organic plot - March 2019 | www.gardenorganic.org.uk

Catch up on the March edition of our popular blog -
One man & his organic plot...

Chris has returned after his adventurous travels to Sri Lanka and is gearing up for the spring! It’s all about ... See more

One man & his organic plot - March 2019 It’s all about the anticipation of spring for gardeners, whether your plant growing ambitions are just a small window box or if you put your shoulder to it ... See more

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6 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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6 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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6 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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6 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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6 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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6 years ago
كن نبات

Bean germination - amazing stopmotion video

حد شاف إنبات البذرة قبل كده 😃😍
#كن_نبات

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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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6 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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6 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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6 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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