Organic Gardening Tips for December

Its time to start hiding away in the warm indoors and planning what lovely flowers and crops you will be planting next year! Don’t forget to prune all your fruit trees and bushes. Jobs to do this month: • harvest winter vegetables such as potatoes and brussel sprouts • cover rhubarb with forcing pots •…


Organic Gardening Tips for November

The days are getting shorter and colder, so its time to start protecting your plants from the changing weather. Jobs to do this month: • Sow onion seeds and sweet peas now in the greenhouse • Complete winter fruit tree pruning • Protect winter vegetables from pigeons with netting • Cover your rhubarb with our…


As Seen On “Love Your Garden” with Alan Titchmarsh

We loved seeing the Blooming Walls hanging Green Pockets being used as part of a garden design on “Love Your Garden” with Alan Titchmarsh and David Domoney. Episode 6, series 11 which was broadcast on ITV on the 26th October 2021, showed the hanging pockets being used to create a movable garden for a couple…


Organic Gardening Tips For October

October is full of joyous, bright Autumn colours on all kinds of plants, from flowers to fruit. Golden leaves are falling from the trees and orange pumpkins are being harvested ready for Halloween fun! Jobs to do this month: • Sow winter lettuce in the greenhouse. Sow in to peat free compost with some of…


Organic Gardening Tips for September

Every day the sun is setting earlier and earlier as September is a crossroad month for seasons. We can cross our fingers and hope we get some nice warm sunny days, but at night the temperatures start to drop, so be ready to start protecting any delicate plants. There is good news however – your…


Organic, Vegan and Biodynamic Approval

Natural Grower organic fertiliser products are approved Organic, Vegan and BioDynamic. Approved by the Soil Association, Vegan Society and BioDynamic Association, each organisation has different values and principles which provide the consumers with a logo and certification that they can trust. The Soil Association is a charity that digs deeper to transform the way we…


Organic Gardening Tips for August

Vegetable beds and allotments are now overflowing with organic fruit and vegetables to harvest. Flower beds need dead-heading and perennials need planting. Harvest time is here. Enjoy! Crops need to be well watered, especially onions, so make sure you keep emptying the water butt and turn on the sprinkler Keep earthing up main crop potatoes…


The perfect organic pest control – Nasturtiums

Nasturtiums are the perfect organic pest control! Flea and cucumber beetles will be tempted away from squash and cucumber plants. Cabbage white butterflies are attracted to their leaves, and they will often choose to lay their eggs on nasturtium leaves, instead of cabbage leaves. The cabbage white caterpillars stay on their host plant, rather than…


Organic Gardening Tips for July

This is the month to start to harvest the fruits of your labours. Organic fruit and vegetables taste fabulous – time to enjoy! Jobs to do in the garden this month: • Water and feed all areas regularly with our liquid fertiliser, especially onions if you are growing them • Dig up and enjoy early…


Is Organic Fertiliser as Good as Chemical Fertiliser?

When I am asked “is organic fertiliser as good as chemical fertiliser”, I have to ask the question – good for who or what? Good for the plants, good for the soil, good for the person eating the produce that has been grown with it, good for the wildlife, children and pets that invariably come…