03.06 GARDEN & HOME-GROWING

Aldingbourne Country Centre

Description

The Aldingbourne Country Centre provides on-site training for adults with learning disabilities, following the centres "Go Green" ethos. This includes the "Organically Grown" department which follows the principles of organic farming to produce fruit and vegetables that are available for purchase, picked fresh to order through our gift shop. Read more »

Location

Blackmill Lane, Norton,
Chichester, West Sussex PO18 0JP
United Kingdom

King Henry's Walk Garden

Description

A multi-award-winning community garden on the borders of Islington and Hackney. Growing plots for rent to local residents, popular seasonal events, and a busy educational programme.

Location

11c King Henry's Walk,
London N1 4NX
United Kingdom

Carbon Gold

Description

Carbon Gold is committed to helping professional growers, gardeners and allotmenteers to get the best possible results, while making a real difference to climate change by realising the benefits of making biochar.

Biochar is made by charring woody waste in specialist kilns. Instead of releasing Co2 into the atmosphere, the pyrolysis process captures the natural carbon and sequesters it in the earth. The results are better enriched soil and healthier trees and plants. Read more »

Location

Can Mezzanine,
Hanover House, Queen Charlotte Street,
Bristol BS1 4EX
United Kingdom

Greening Brownfield Community Garden

Description

Greening Brownfield is a community garden and food growing co-op designed and built by residents of Erno Goldfinger's Brownfield Estate in London.

Located on a formerly disused, overgrown tennis court, we use reclaimed and rehomed materials for our raised beds, benches and children's area.

We're encouraging wildlife with our beehives and improvised pond and are about to acquire some rescued battery hens.

Location

Andrew Street, Poplar,
London E14 0SW
United Kingdom

GreenPlantSwap

Description

GreenPlantSwap is a new online gardening service that enables people from around the UK to buy, sell and exchange plants with each other for free.

It is a relatively new service but is steadily increasing in membership and we predict that it will continue to grow in years to come.

Location

The Cheese House,
Lubborn Lane,
Baltonsborough, Somerset BA6 8QP
United Kingdom

Women’s Farm & Garden Association

Description

A charity working since 1899 for women who earn their living in agriculture and horticulture. The current training programme ‘Women Returners to Amenity Gardening’ teaches trainees in working gardens throughout England, Wales and Scotland, on a part-time basis within their home location. Membership offers a full programme of workshops on specialist subjects, garden tours and visits, career advice, regional groups, newsletters, special offers on tools, books, entrance fees to shows and exhibitions, grants, etc. Read more »

Location

175 Gloucester Street,
Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 2DP
United Kingdom

Brogdale Collections

Description

Independent non-profit making charitable organisation which aims to promote research in use and appreciation of fruits and other horticultural products. Formed in 1990 to safeguard the long term future of the National Fruit Collections. Brogdale has the largest collection of fruit trees in the world. It is a living gene bank of over 4,000 varieties of apples, pears, plums, cherries, cobnuts, currants and quinces. Read more »

Location

Brogdale Farm,
Brogdale Road,
Faversham, Kent ME13 8XZ
United Kingdom

Green Shredder

Description

Supplies gardening equipment such as shredders, chippers, grinders, compost tumblers, log splitters, smart cart wheelbarrows and a host of accessories, extras and spares

Location

Unit S2, Olton Wharf,
Richmond Road,
Solihull B92 7RN
United Kingdom

Growganic Ltd

Description

Manufactures and sells organic seaweed extract plant feed in both liquid and tablet form.

Location

Woodlands,
High Street, Littleton Panell,
Devizes, Wiltshire SN10 4EL
United Kingdom
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