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

Phil jumping into a rhythm with the Broadfork!
Preparing a new bed for strawberries transplanting last year's runners.
So exited about these stawberries -
Its a crop that just keeps on giving!

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5 years ago
Frith Farm

26 week locally produced chemical free veg box
Medium box £10 p/w = £260 full payment
First box ready on the 26th June
Sign up on our website
Www.frithfarming.com
*workshare available* ... See more

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5 years ago
Timeline Photos

Few more box sign ups will help us invest in one more tool -
The power harrow allows us to prepare beds and improve soil structure
*Workshare for Monday/Tuesday available*
#bcs #powerharrow ... See more

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5 years ago
Photos from Frith Farm's post

Our first direct sowing of the season with the jang seeder & first transplant with the paperpot transplanter
*Sign up for your box only few places left*
*Workshare available*
#organic ... See more

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5 years ago
Photos from Frith Farm's post

Ostara - Spring equinox is here 🌱🌾🌷 First transplants & first new potatoes
Expect these beauties, plus much much more local goodness in our weekly boxes. Sign up now to secure your weekly ... See more

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5 years ago
WILD THING

AND THE WINNER IS.... Milly Rose👏! Please get in touch lovely yogi!
Everyone else deepest gratitude for spreading the word about our lovely retreat, we hope to see you there💕🧘‍♀️ ... See more

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5 years ago
Photos from Frith Farm's post

Huge thanks to our workshare members who make our farm unique 🙏
We prepared our polytunnel & our N/S salad terrace beds
Only few places left if you want to be a part of our workshare opportunity - ... See more

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5 years ago
Photos from Frith Farm's post

Thanks to Conscious Creations for those magnificent oak handles!
Pure joy testing the wheel hoe, one of the most ergonomic tools I've ever used!
This investment will definitely cut the hours spent ... See more

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5 years ago
WILD THING

Pay as you like to CSA veg box members

Yoga retreat, 18th of May (full moon)

Like & share & tag 3 friends for a chance to win a free place on our Spring Yoga Day Retreat🌸🌱winner revealed on the 20th!!

Join Wild Thing ... See more

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5 years ago
Photos from Frith Farm's post

• Like & share & tag 3 friends chance to win a free place on our Spring Yoga Day Retreat

Join Wild Thing Yoga and Frith Farm on the 18th of May for our Spring Yoga Day Retreat. Through energising ... See more

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5 years ago
The dangers of international trade food standards | www.gardenorganic.org.uk

Eating fresh fruit and vegetables is one of the huge benefits of an organic gardener's diet. Plus you know you're not eating unnecessary and potentially toxic chemicals. This principle is often ... See more

The dangers of international trade food standards Eating fresh fruit and vegetables is one of the huge benefits of an organic gardener's diet. Plus you know you're not eating unnecessary and ... See more

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5 years ago
This is where you can buy rare white tomatoes near Coventry

We’re thrilled to see this coverage of the 'Sutton' tomato. One of the popular varieties from our Heritage Seed Library. This rare white tomato is now available to buy as plug plants from The ... See more

The variety was saved from extinction

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5 years ago
Vacancies & Volunteering | www.gardenorganic.org.uk

Exciting opportunities...

We have three brand new roles to offer at our Head Office in Ryton:

🌿 Commercial Manager
🌿 HR & Compliance Manager
🌿 Fundraising Officer

If you're a ... See more

Vacancies & Volunteering Vacancies and Volunteering We’re here to get more people growing organically and by becoming part of our team, either in a paid or voluntary position, you can help us to ... See more

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5 years ago
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If your soil has unfrozen, you can prepare it for sowing the earliest vegetable crops, such as parsnips and broad beans. Warm it with a cloche or sheet of plastic, for a week or two. This will bring ... See more

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5 years ago

It's great to see that so many of you have received your packs are already underway with your 2019 Members' Experiments. Don't forget that guidance notes for each experiment can be found in the ... See more

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5 years ago
Cumbria Life Home & Garden Show

Do you have questions about composting ?

Our Cumbria Master Composters will be attending the Cumbria Life Home & Garden Show 2019 at Rheged, near Penrith this weekend - 15th - 17th March!

Come ... See more

The Cumbria Life Home & Garden Show 2017 takes place at Rheged near Penrith on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 March 2017.

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5 years ago

FREE composting workshops for beginners!

In partnership with Cambridge City Council, we're offering free workshops to show just how easy it is to compost and be successful - as well as saving time & ... See more

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5 years ago
Garden Organic

Successful growing is all about good planning!

'Planning your organic growing plot' is the perfect course if you're looking to gain an understanding of how to plan out the growing space for an ... See more

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5 years ago
Winter rose pruning

It's time to prune your roses. Then give them, and other herbaceous plants, climbers and bulbs, a spring feed. Your own organic garden compost is ideal, using 2 buckets per sq m.

Fork in lightly, ... See more

Winter pruning is a good way to stimulate healthy growth in a plant. Here we show you step-by-step how to prune a rose bush to ensure new growth from the buds.

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5 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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5 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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5 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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5 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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5 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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5 years ago
كن نبات

Bean germination - amazing stopmotion video

حد شاف إنبات البذرة قبل كده 😃😍
#كن_نبات

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6 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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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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