Suttons Seeds discount scheme

We have a group discount scheme set up with Suttons Seeds. This entitles RFGN members to a 40% discount on seeds and 10% discount on all other items. See the Members Discounts page (login required) for further details of how to get your discount.

Related resources

Grow Your Own Vegetables

Excellent book on growing vegetables with sections on techniques, a directory of vegetables, seasonal guide to jobs, and appendices on veg for the hungry gap, successional sowing and more.

How to create a New Vegetable Garden

Charles Dowding draws on his years of experience, to show how easy it is to start a new vegetable garden. Any plot -- whether a building site, overgrown with weeds or unwanted lawn -- can be turned into a beautiful and productive vegetable area. Charles's no-nonsense and straightforward advice is the perfect starting point for the beginner or experienced gardener. The book takes you step-by-step through: * Planning and early stages * Clearing the ground * Mulch - what, why, how? * Minimizing digging * Sowing and planting across the seasons * Growing in polytunnels and greenhouses It is filled with labour-saving ideas and the techniques that Charles uses to garden so successfully, and is illustrated throughout with photos and tales from Charles's first year in his new vegetable garden.

Organic Gardening The Natural No-Dig Way

A very helpful book about growing fruit and vegetables organically and without digging.

Seed sowing techniques

Advice from the Royal Horticultural Society about how to sow seeds

Upcoming events

Growing Winter Salads
Sat 12 Aug 2017 10:00am - 4:00pm Tolhurst Organic Walled Market Garden, Hardwick Estate, Whitchurch on Thames RG8 7RB

This workshop is aimed at beginner or more experienced gardeners who wish to develop their skills in organic, sustainable gardening techniques and want to havest crops continually through the seasons.

You will sow your own salad seedlings to grow on at home.

The cost of £70 includes a home grown, vegetarian lunch and a take-home tray of winter salad sowings.