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For composting how-tos. The following links are some of the better ones I found, the last is a PDF step by step guide. http://www.homecomposting.org.uk http://www.bbc.co.uk/gardening/basics/techniques/soil_makecompost1.shtml https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=444 https://www.gardenorganic.org.uk/sites/www.gardenorganic.org.uk/files/Composting-step-by-step.pdf Watering wisely https://glebelandsallotments.org/2016/06/04/use-water-wisely/ http://allotmentssouthwest.org.uk/index.php?page=watering-wisely    The National Society of Allotment and Leisure Gardeners – The objectives of the Society is to help all enjoy the recreation of gardening and so promote their health, education and community fellowship. To achieve these objectives, the Society: Encourages the formation of gardening associations. Seeks to safeguard their interest through improved legislation. •         Advises and assists generally on all problems that face the amateur gardener. www.nsalg.org.uk   Garden Organic - the working name of HDRA, the national charity for organic growin. www.gardenorganic.org.uk   RHS - the UK’s leading gardening charity dedicated to advancing horticulture and promoting gardening www.rhs.org.uk    The Soil Association - the UK's leading campaigning and certification organisation for organic food and farming. www.soilassociation.org  National Vegetable Society - organisation for gardeners who are interested in growing vegetables. www.nvsuk.org.uk   Pesticides Safety Directorate - provides information and advice on pesticides use for gardens and allotments. It also offers a pesticides database, where gardeners can check their pesticides to make sure they are still legal. www.pesticides.gov.uk/garden_home.asp   Magazines   Kitchen Garden – monthly magazine for growing fruit and vegetables. www.kitchengarden.co.uk Grow Your Own – monthly kitchen garden magazine. www.growfruitandveg.co.uk    Seeds and Plants   UK Mail Order Seed & Plant Suppliers - non-commercial listing of over 600 UK mail order suppliers of seeds and plants. Over 50 categories, including vegetables, some specialist suppliers not listed elsewhere. www.plant-seed-mailorder.org.uk   DT Brown - the choice for quality and value seeds, potatoes, onions, garlic, shallots, fruit trees and soft fruit. www.dtbrownseeds.co.uk   Ken Muir - For on-line shopping, specialist advice and seasonal tips. We are the largest mail order supplier of Ministry Certified Fruit Stocks. www.kenmuir.co.uk   Mr Fothergills - arguably the best recognised brand available, Mr Fothergill's Seeds are leaders in high quality seeds and plants. With our full guarantee, our seeds are trusted throughout the world. www.mr-fothergills.co.uk   The Organic Gardening Catalogue - catalogue for organic and environmentally friendly gardeners – organic seeds for vegetables, heritage and modern varieties, herbs, flowers and green manures, organic composts and fertilisers, biological pest controls, organic gardening books and gifts. www.organiccatalog.com   Suttons Seeds - over 1,500 top quality flower and vegetable seeds and plants, including the Alan Titchmarsh range of organic vegetable seed. Free UK delivery. www.suttons-seeds.co.uk   The Real Seed Catalogue - you'll find no hybrids or genetically modified seed here - just varieties that do really well and taste great when grown by hand on a garden scale. Many are rare heirlooms, and all are open-pollinated (non- hybrid) so you can save your own seed for future years, using the instructions we supply. www.realseeds.co.uk  Thompson & Morgan - one of the widest illustrated seed and plant websites available with over 2,000 varieties of seeds and plants available, many from their own unique breeding programmes. www.thompson-morgan.com
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©2014 -2017  Imberhorne Allotment Association (Paul Phillips)
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For composting how-tos. The following links are some of the better ones I found, the last is a PDF step by step guide. http://www.homecomposting.org.uk http://www.bbc.co.uk/gardening/basics/techniques/soil_mak ecompost1.shtml https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=444 https://www.gardenorganic.org.uk/sites/www.gardenorganic .org.uk/files/Composting-step-by-step.pdf Watering wisely https://glebelandsallotments.org/2016/06/04/use-water- wisely/ http://allotmentssouthwest.org.uk/index.php?page=waterin g-wisely    The National Society of Allotment and Leisure Gardeners – The objectives of the Society is to help all enjoy the recreation of gardening and so promote their health, education and community fellowship. To achieve these objectives, the Society: Encourages the formation of gardening associations. Seeks to safeguard their interest through improved legislation. •         Advises and assists generally on all problems that face the amateur gardener. www.nsalg.org.uk   Garden Organic - the working name of HDRA, the national charity for organic growin. www.gardenorganic.org.uk   RHS - the UK’s leading gardening charity dedicated to advancing horticulture and promoting gardening www.rhs.org.uk    The Soil Association - the UK's leading campaigning and certification organisation for organic food and farming. www.soilassociation.org  National Vegetable Society - organisation for gardeners who are interested in growing vegetables. www.nvsuk.org.uk   Pesticides Safety Directorate - provides information and advice on pesticides use for gardens and allotments. It also offers a pesticides database, where gardeners can check their pesticides to make sure they are still legal. www.pesticides.gov.uk/garden_home.asp   Magazines   Kitchen Garden – monthly magazine for growing fruit and vegetables. www.kitchengarden.co.uk Grow Your Own – monthly kitchen garden magazine. www.growfruitandveg.co.uk    Seeds and Plants   UK Mail Order Seed & Plant Suppliers - non-commercial listing of over 600 UK mail order suppliers of seeds and plants. Over 50 categories, including vegetables, some specialist suppliers not listed elsewhere. www.plant-seed-mailorder.org.uk   DT Brown - the choice for quality and value seeds, potatoes, onions, garlic, shallots, fruit trees and soft fruit. www.dtbrownseeds.co.uk   Ken Muir - For on-line shopping, specialist advice and seasonal tips. We are the largest mail order supplier of Ministry Certified Fruit Stocks. www.kenmuir.co.uk   Mr Fothergills - arguably the best recognised brand available, Mr Fothergill's Seeds are leaders in high quality seeds and plants. With our full guarantee, our seeds are trusted throughout the world. www.mr-fothergills.co.uk   The Organic Gardening Catalogue - catalogue for organic and environmentally friendly gardeners – organic seeds for vegetables, heritage and modern varieties, herbs, flowers and green manures, organic composts and fertilisers, biological pest controls, organic gardening books and gifts. www.organiccatalog.com   Suttons Seeds - over 1,500 top quality flower and vegetable seeds and plants, including the Alan Titchmarsh range of organic vegetable seed. Free UK delivery. www.suttons-seeds.co.uk   The Real Seed Catalogue - you'll find no hybrids or genetically modified seed here - just varieties that do really well and taste great when grown by hand on a garden scale. Many are rare heirlooms, and all are open-pollinated (non-hybrid) so you can save your own seed for future years, using the instructions we supply. www.realseeds.co.uk  Thompson & Morgan - one of the widest illustrated seed and plant websites available with over 2,000 varieties of seeds and plants available, many from their own unique breeding programmes. www.thompson-morgan.com