Eco gardening suppliers

The Green Choices gardening section provides lots of information about the environmental issues surrounding gardening and offers advice on gardening greener and on gardening for wildlife.

Organic gardening

  • Garden Organic (the working name of the Henry Doubleday Research Association HDRA) is the major organisation in the UK promoting organic gardening.
  • Fertile Fibre is a specialist company manufacturing and selling certified organic peat-free coir based composts.
  • The Hairy Pot Plant Company sells eco friendly, sustainable and ethically produced cottage garden plants grown in peat-free compost in ‘Hairy’ coir pots. Their website provides information on the environmental standards at their nursery in Hampshire.
  • Millions of plastic pots end up being incinerated or sent to landfill every week. Edibleculture worked backwards to find solution to the massive plastic waste problem passed from the them (the grower and seller) to you the consumer. They developed new system ‘POSIpot’.
    POSIpot is simply a recyclable low-grade card box that can be either planted with the plant, put in the recycling or returned to them. These lasts for about 2 weeks when filled with a plant, the plant is swapped from the plastic pot when you buy. The plastic pot is washed and reused year after year.
  • The Natural Gardener supplies coir compost, biodegradable plant pots and similar products.
  • Wiggly Wigglers sell an imaginative and practical range of wildlife supplies, from bird boxes and books to live meal worms, bug houses, and hedging plants.

Wildlife gardening

 

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