The term ‘organic’ has become a real buzzword over the last decade in particular, and is now used to describe more of a lifestyle. Simply put, gardening organically is an environmentally friendly style of growing.

The principle behind organic gardening can be used in any size, shape or style of garden and is spreading into the management of public parks, bowling greens and sports grounds.

What benefits can be seen? Fruit and vegetables will be free from pesticides, the garden will be a safe place to work and play, wildlife will thrive along with the environment and hopefully our planet, which, after all, we are only custodians of, will benefit in the long run.

But in our own Kitchen Garden situation, does it work …?