SOME OF OUR FAVOURITE SUPPLIERS
General Gardening Supplies
The Organic Gardening catalogue - https://www.organiccatalogue.com
Growing Concerns (independent garden centre in Hackney) - http://www.growingconcerns.org
Organic Herb Seeds
Tamar Organics - https://www.tamarorganics.co.uk
Vital Seeds - https://vitalseeds.co.uk
Real Seeds - http://www.realseeds.co.uk
Herbal Haven - https://www.herbalhaven.com
New Horizon Organic Compost - The most commonly available brand of peat-free compost
Fertile Fibre - Great peat-free compost options - https://www.fertilefibre.com
Coir blocks - Coir is an alternative to peat, made with the husks of coconut shells, it’s the base of many peat-free composts, including fertile fibre listed above. Blocks are a convenient way to get it, as it is compressed, but then expands when in contact with water. Great as a soil texture improver, and as a medium for seed sowing. Many suppliers available.
Coir Jiffy Pellets - very handy mini blocks of compost for individual seed sowing. They expand when in contact with water, and are then ready for use. Many manufacturers and suppliers available.
Maxicrop Seaweed Plant Feed - Excellent liquid feed - https://www.maxicrop.co.uk/products/gardening2/#natfert. This brand can be found in many suppliers including most big garden centres.
Foraging Walks in London
Rasheeqa / Hedge Herbs http://www.hedgeherbs.org.uk
Handmade apothecary http://www.handmadeapothecary.co.uk
London Wild Fruits https://www.facebook.com/londonwildfruits
Great books for herb foragers
Hedgerow Medicine by Julie BrutonSeal and Matthew Seal
The Edible City: A Year of Wild Food by John Rensten
The Hedgerow Handbook by Adele Nozedar