Ryton developments

Ryton developments

A list of famous names from the world of organic growing have come out in support of the campaign to save Ryton Organic Gardens A letter with signatories including organic gardeners Bob Flowerdew, Joy Larkcom and Alys Fowler, vegan grower Iain Tolhurst and former Garden Organic head gardeners Sue Stickland and Julian Stanley asks the charity’s trustees not to sell…
Help the RSPB track our feathered friends

Help the RSPB track our feathered friends

Read more on this topic and other garden news updates, just for Kitchen Garden subscribers Countdown to Birdwatch This year’s RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch takes place over the weekend of January 27 to 29. More than 497,000 people took part in last year’s Birdwatch, so sights are set on breaking the half-million mark. The Birdwatch is now a three-day event,…
The birds, the bees... and the trees!

The birds, the bees… and the trees!

Latest news from the gardening and growing spectrum, exclusively for Subs Club members, sees Garden Organic leaving Ryton, and much more… Give birds a home for Christmas Posh lodge: a starling pops from a nest box. Picture: RSPB Nesting season may seem a long way off, but this is actually the perfect time to think about your nestbox provision, says…
Courgette & Spelt Bread Rolls

Courgette & Spelt Bread Rolls

Delicious, flavourful bread that doesn’t go dry quickly due to the moist courgettes. MAKES 6 • 1 tsp easy bake yeast • 400g (14oz) organic strong flour • 100g (3½oz) organic spelt flour • 1 tsp salt • 130g (4½oz) courgettes, grated • 350ml (12fl oz) lukewarm water • 1 egg, beaten • A handful of pumpkin seeds 1. In…
Start With The Soil

Start With The Soil

“It is a truth universally acknowledged – but often overlooked – that our soil is at the very heart of successful growing.” “It is a truth universally acknowledged – but often overlooked – that our soil is at the very heart of successful growing,” says James Campbell, Chief Executive at Garden Organic. To support the UN’s International Year of Soils,…