The Peat Free Pledge campaign is being backed by organisations including The Scottish Wildlife Trust, Plantlife and Climate Revolution, as well as individuals such as designer and environmental activist Vivienne…

The peat content in composts available at garden centres fell between 2011 and 2012.  A study reveals peat made up 58 per cent of compost sold in 2011. In 2012…

I like to think I am a reasonably environmentally-friendly chap, writes AG news editor Marc Rosenberg. I grow quite a lot of veg, herbs and salads, use hardly any chemicals…

Conservationists say they are “stunned” after TV gardener Alan Titchmarsh admitted to using weedkiller and peat. The former Gardeners’ World presenter, who claims to have resisted chemical pesticides for 10…

Peat-based composts are set to make a big comeback, in a move branded “irresponsible” and “shocking” by campaigners. Suppliers are gearing up to launch a host of peat-based brands after…