What we do
Earthed Up! is a workers co-operative with 3 members. We’re based in Belper, Derbyshire. 2021 is our first year of trading, thank you for all your support!
We grow and sell edible and useful plants and their seeds – vegetables, fruit and herbs, preferring perennials. We also sell quality peat free Melcourt SylvaGrow compost. Profits pay workers and grow gardens.
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We have grown some beautiful trees and shrubs. Plus, we have a selection of roots and tubers.
Order now to collect from us this winter.
New online shop!
Gift sets perfect for presents, seeds we’ve grown and saved, and books to help grow your own.
We are proud to grow all our own plants here in Belper, without ever using peat. We grow ecologically and naturally, without using harmful chemicals. We minimise the amount of new plastic we use – plant pots are reused and/or recyclable.
We are always trying to improve our practice and expand our offer, please get in touch if you’ve any questions about what and how we grow.
Latest journal posts
- Plant Profile: Jostaberry, Black Lace ElderAs the days finally become colder it’s worth taking stock of spaces in the garden or replacing small fruit shrubs that are no longer productive. Every year I look at my fruit bushes at the end of the season, pruneContinue reading “Plant Profile: Jostaberry, Black Lace Elder”
- Sowing and Growing in September…Earthed Up! focus on growing edible perennials and other useful plants. I like to mix up my perennial veg with annual plants and wildflowers too. I am developing ‘Polycultural’ beds in my garden that were first intended as annual vegContinue reading “Sowing and Growing in September…”
- Plant profile: Dyers CoreopsisEarthed Up! grow edible and useful plants and we have a range of plants for dyeing fibres, such as perennials Madder and Dyers chamomile. The range also includes easy to grow plants such as Woad – a biennial giving blueContinue reading “Plant profile: Dyers Coreopsis”
- Things that go jump in the nightI am on my nightly slug patrol, in the cool breeze after another hot day. My headtorch illuminating the slime trails. I pick some of those little pale slugs from under the pots of Good King Henry. They’re sprinkled withContinue reading “Things that go jump in the night”