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Episode 29: Vegan Gardening with Matthew Appleby

Matthew Appleby is a multi award-winning horticultural journalist who regularly writes for gardening magazines, national newspapers and the industry bible Horticulture Week. Matthew is a long-time vegan and organic gardener and has a wealth of growing experience upon which to base his new book, The Super Organic Gardener. The book is released on the 31st January 2019 and I spoke to Matthew about what it means to garden in this style. We touched upon:

The definition of organic and vegan gardening

Why veganism is gaining so much traction

What products do and don’t qualify for use in a vegan garden

What is no-dig gardening

Vegan composts, green manures, fertilisers , seeds and plants

Matthew’s reasons for practising vegan gardening

Further reading:

The Super Organic Gardener – Matthew Appleby
Jan 2019 – Pen & Sword

Charles Dowding – No-Dig Gardening

Poyntzfield Herb Nursery

Delfland Nurseries

Walcot Organic Nursery

Hulme Garden Centre

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