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?

4 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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4 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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4 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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4 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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4 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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4 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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4 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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4 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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4 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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4 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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4 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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4 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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4 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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4 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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4 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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4 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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4 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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4 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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4 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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4 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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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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5 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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