world food day 2020

World Food Day 2020 and the importance of individual action

October 16 is World Food Day, and this year’s theme is, ‘Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together’. In marking the event, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) reminds us of the importance of “preserving access to safe and nutritious food particularly for poor and vulnerable communities”. While countries, the private sector as well as civil society all …

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grower-of-the-month-October 2020

There is nothing better than stepping out of your kitchen and picking your lunch fresh from the garden

We’re happy to announce the CoirProducts.co.uk Grower of the Month for October 2020, @strainskitchengarden. In this blog post, Shawna tells us how she started gardening, what she loves to grow, what it is like growing with her family, and much more. How and when did you start gardening/growing? I definitely have my dad to thank …

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Grower of the month

I will always see what my plants are telling me

Meet @mikesflowersandgardens, the CoirProducts.co.uk Grower of the Month for September 2020. In this blog post, @mikesflowersandgardens tells us about his experiences in gardening, shares tips and his future plans, and reminds us of the wider benefits of growing. How and when did you start gardening/growing? At a young age, I used to help in my …

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Five benefits of using coir for growing in your urban garden

Five benefits of using coir for growing in your urban garden

The growing popularity of using coir products in urban gardening comes down to the multitude of benefits they offer. From their natural and biodegradable properties to helping to minimise waste and harmful impacts on the environment, coir products the ideal choice if you are looking for a sustainable growing medium.Here’s our list of the top …

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