Organic Gardening

This information has been provided by Riverton Organic Growers – a group established in 1989 with the aim of encouraging the return of home organic vegetable and fruit gardens in our area.

Organic Gardening information sheets available here (can be printed in the Centre for a small charge):
•  Composting
•  No-dig gardens

•  Green crops

 Herb companions for vegetables
•  Plants that attract beneficial creatures

•  Propogating
•  Worm farming

•  Weeds as indicators
•  Getting rid of wireworm
•  Managing 'pests' and diseases

•  Plants suitable for planting and growing in autumn and winter
•  Slugs and snails 
•  Mulching
•  Seed Balls

For information on fruit trees, click here.

In the Centre you will find our library of related books and some educational programmes which have previously been aired on TV available to view:
•  Saving seeds
•  Composting and bio-intensive gardening
•  Liquid manures and soil sterilizing
•  Pruning fruit trees
•  Grafting fruit trees

Other useful links:
•  OOOOBY (Which stands for Out Of Our Own Back Yards) there are great discussion groups for home gardeners.


If you are interested in information or courses on a particular topic, or arranging a guest speaker for an event, please contact us.