What to do in August

  • Sow green manures
  • Plant out strawberry runners
  • Summer prune apple trees

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

Events in August and September

Sat 31Get Growing: Propagation Made Easy
Sat 07 SepGet Growing: Harvesting and seed saving

More events >>

Reading Town Meal

Please put Saturday 28th September 2019 in your diaries, for the biggest lunch in Reading. Read more >>

Grow for Reading Town Meal

Get involved in our "Grow for Reading Town Meal" campaign and grow some vegetables for the Town Meal in September. 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.