Plants, Seeds & Equipment

Get plants off to a healthy start with either organic seeds or plants which are more vigorous and therefore less prone to pests and disease.   Look after your garden with products from one of suppliers below,  many products are not available from garden centres.

Instead of chemical fertilisers green manures grown from seed can conserve or increase fertility and moisture in the soil.  Good quality tools (e.g. implementations) make mechanical control of weeds a joy instead of using Roundup and weedkillers.  Barriers (nets, agrolan, fleece) can protect against pests such as insects, birds and slugs and there are also various devices for attracting natural predators such as frogs, nematodes, ladybirds and lacewings.  A wide diversity of plants will also improve the health of your garden or allotment.

Agroforestry Research Trust and nursery

Sales of fruit and nut trees, edible trees and bushes.  Plant publications.  Courses  instructive website.

www.agroforestry.co.uk

Demeter Seeds Stormy Hall

Supplier of Bio-dynamically grown vegetable, herb and flower seeds. Catalogue available on request from Stormy Hall Farm, Danby, Whitby YO21 2NJ
01287 661368

Stormy.hall.botton@camphill.org.uk

Green Gardener

Catalogue of pest control products such as nematodes for slugs, natural barriers, lacewing houses, compost bins, wormeries, etc

www.greengardener.co.uk

Implementations

Copper garden tools, hand crafted in Austria. Hard wearing. Research shows that crops are more productive and resistive to slugs using these tools. Very light and maintain a sharp edge.

www.implementations.co.uk

The Herbary

161 Chapel Street, Horningsham, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 7LU UK tel 01366 348175

Organic vegetable and herb seed collection catalogue at www.beansandherbs.co.uk and www.theherbary.co.uk The Herbary is currently building a new website. You can contact us on:-
01366 348175
01366 348176 (fax)
theherbary@btconnect.com (e-mail)

Jekka’s Herb farm

Mail order organic registered nursery selling a wide range of herbs in pots, books, monthly newsletter, open days (situated near Bristol), Chelsea Flower Show winner.

www.jekkasherbfarm.com

Organic Gardening catalogue

Seeds, plants, pest control, garden sundries etc.

www.OrganicCatalogue.com

Potato Days

In Whitchurch, Hampshire on the last weekend of January each year. Organic and non-organic potato seed, HOGG Seed Swap, HOGG stall  and other attractions

www.potatoday.org

The Scythe Shop

The scythe is more efficient than the strimmer and is quiet and non-polluting and can also replace the mower. Austrian Scythes for sale, tuition in scything, with scything festival and competitions in Somerset in June. Fascinating website to read and dream.

www.thescytheshop.co.uk

Tamar Organics

supplier of seeds, fertilisers and garden equipment for the organic grower, Soil association certification. Very reasonable prices

www.tamarorganics.co.uk

Walcot Organic Nursery

Nursery in Worcestershire which grows a wide range of fruit trees and bushes to Soil Association standards. Mail order or collect from farm by arrangement. Advice on choosing and planting.

www.walcotnursery.co.uk