Category Archives: Organic gardening

Farmstart Woodbank at Woodbank Park

Are you looking to make a gradual transition from community or allotment growing to commercial production, build up your skills and experiment with organic growing on a larger scale. Applications for FarmStart Woodbank are now open – Stockport residents will … Continue reading

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How I manage Marestail (proper name Horsetail)

  I carefully dug the whole plot a spade and a half deep and removed every bit of root I could. Then I dug a spade depth trenches every 4ft and filled them with woodchippings, leaving permanent beds in between. … Continue reading

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Another Spud Day!

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Woodruff Nursery organic herbs & veg plants

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don’t forget Macclesfield Potato Day Sunday 25th January

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Manchester Organic Gardeners Group news

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Threat of neonicotinoid pesticides

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Debdale Eco Centre Organic Plant Sale

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Companion Planting Chart

Companion planting is about putting plants together which have mutual benefits to each other. It can be an organic way to protect your crops from pests or it could help improve pollination of fruit and vegetable crops. Although there is … Continue reading

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Roundup Glyphosate rated ‘toxic’

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