Organic Gardening

At Laura's Organics we work to the principles of reducing, reusing and recycling. Growing your own is at the heart of this principle. With the increasing costs of food, growing your own food in a sustainable manner is not just a hobby but makes economic sense.

It's one of the most rewarding things in life to have fresh veg from from the garden straight to your plate. When you garden in an organic way you don't need to worry about any nasty chemicals contaminating your food, so you know it all healthy and wholesome.

Gardening Tips

Comfrey and Comfrey Tea

Comfrey is a wonderful herb closely related to Borage. It is a native perennial and can be found growing wild and a plant every organic gardener should grow. It is often treated as a weed in most g More Information

Companion planting

Companion planting is a a traditional method for organic gardeners to naturally improve crops. Companion plants attracts beneficial insects, deter pests or attract them away from your crops and can More Information

Green Manures

Green manures are great at suppressing weeds and increasing the fertility of your soil. As well as many other benefits they are a great organic alternative to artificial fertilizers. They can be s More Information

Growing Tomatoes

Tomatoes are one of the easiest of vegetable to grow from seed and there are plenty of varieties to choose from. Our helpful guide gives you some tips to grow some lovely juicy and tasty fruits and More Information

How to Attract Beneficial Insects

Using plants to attract beneficial insects has many advantages for the organic gardener. Attracting insects like ladybirds is a great way to naturally control your pests and bees are vital to poll More Information

Planting Potatoes

Firstly..... Your soil is the most important thing, if you take care of it then the rest is easy.  Potato crops like to have an open, frost-free site with deep, fertile, moisture-retentiv More Information

Slugs

Slugs and snails can be a big problem for all gardeners.  They lurk in damp corners waiting for dark and rampage over your crops while your not looking.  Not to be underestimated, did you More Information

Wildlife Gardening in 2011

Natural Habitats for British wildlife are rapidly decreasing, why not help by turning your garden into a wildlife haven in 2011. A diverse eco-system in your garden can provide habitats for a wonde More Information

About our Suppliers

Vine House Farm

Just a little about why we get our bird seed from Vine House Farm For many years the owners at Vine House Farm have been conducting research into farmland birds so that they can enhance the farm for  More Information

What FCS logo means

The Forest Stewardship Council is an international, non- governmental organisation dedicated to promoting responsible management of the world’s forests. FSC has developed a system of forest certi More Information

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