What to do in April

  • Sow herb seeds
  • Continue planting potatoes
  • Sow beans

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

Upcoming Events

Sat 13Purley on Thames Horticultural Society Spring Flower Show
Wed 17Talk: A Life with Plants
Mon 06 MayTalk: Gardening for Wildlife

More events >>

Reading Town Meal

Keep an eye out for the next date for the biggest lunch in Reading. Read more >>

Time to start sowing

We're planning a couple of real-world seed swaps, but you can still get seeds from our postal swap service . 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

Join RFGN today

Members get discounts at Suttons Seeds. RFGN is also a group member of Garden Organic with a range of member benefits including discounts on seeds.

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.