Garden Organic believes organic growing is essential for a healthy and sustainable world. GO’s mission is to get everyone growing ‘the organic way’ through campaigning, advice, community work and research.
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Reduced till - is it a viable option for organic systems?
Potential benefits and problems with using reduced tillage in organic systems and how it impacts on weed control.resource
Fallowing in organic systems - a last resort?
A leaflet looking at the pros and cons of leaving land fallow in organic systems to help manage weeds,resource
Annual Weed Management in Organic Systems
This leaflet covers actions farmers can take to prevent and control annual weeds and prevent adverse effects on crop yield and quality.resource
Allelopathy - a practical weed management tool?
A leaflet looking at the possibility of using allelopathy in weed management.resource
Charlock Management in Organic Systems
Leaflet summarising methods of prevention and control of charlock in organic systems.resource
Heritage Seed Library Seed Saving Guidelines
Garden Organic’s useful guide to seed saving; the whys and hows, and taking you through different steps of seed saving for some well-known vegetable and salad crops.resource
Common Couch Management in Organic Systems
Leaflet summarising organic methods of prevention and weed control of the perennial grass common couch.resource
Fat-Hen Management in Organic Systems
Leaflet summarising methods of prevention and control of fat-hen in organic systems.resource
Growing under the radar
Recognising the value of non-traditional crops in the UK Crops not traditionally grown in the UK could play a valuable part in our food production...blog
The value of non-traditional crops
Interested in increasing crop diversity & growing ‘non-traditional’ crops? Have a look at these useful resources from Garden Organic’s ‘Sowing New Seeds’ project.resource
Organic weed management
A fantastic resource providing detailed information to help you manage weeds in ways that will benefit your crops, soil and pollinators.resource
Sort out your soil
This Cotswold Seeds / Garden Organic publication provides detailed, practical information to help you select and use green manure crops.resource