What to do in July

  • Prune gooseberries and red currants
  • Sow oriental veg and winter salad
  • "Stop" tomatoes and climbing beans

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

Upcoming Events

Sat 07 SepChiltern Edge Horticultural Society Autumn Show
Sat 07 SepTwyford and Ruscombe Horticultural Association Autumn Show
Sat 07 SepPurley on Thames Horticultural Society Late Summer Show

More events >>

Reading Town Meal

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

Still time to sow

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.