What to do in October

  • Divide rhubarb crowns
  • Make leaf mould
  • Take cuttings of shrubby herbs

More things to do this month:
>> Gardeners World
>> Royal Horticultural Society

Upcoming Events

Wed 01 NovAn Evening with Monty Don
Sat 18 NovWinter Herbals Weekend – Making Winter Tonics & Christmas Presents
Sat 18 NovIntroduction to Permaculture

More events >>

Reading Town Meal

Please put Saturday 30th September in your diaries, for the biggest lunch in Reading. Read more >>


We've been selected for Tesco's Bags of Help scheme in July and August. Read more >>

What is RFGN?

Reading Food Growing Network aims to:

  • Promote locally grown food in Reading
  • Enable sharing of resources and purchasing capacity between food growers in Reading e.g. seed & manure purchase or plant swaps
  • Facilitate the exchange of information and ideas
  • Provide advice and support to new and existing growers
  • Promote the expansion of sustainable local food production
  • Celebrate local food together at the Reading Town Meal and other events

Why not join RFGN?

Members get discounts at White Tower Nursery and Suttons Seeds. RFGN is also a group member of Garden Organic with a range of member benefits.

See the Directory of Suppliers for details of our discount schemes.

We also run a seed swap, which can be booked for events. See the Seed Swap page for more info.