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Our Story

Gardening Works originally began life as The Recycle Works Limited in 1995 founded by Sylvia Hopwood. The Company set out to address the matter of recycling within the family and in particular recycling Organic Waste. However the business has grown over the years and we are now proud to be award winning manufacturers of wooden raised beds and compost bins as well as a number of highly innovative and beneficial solutions for grow your own. We are fortunate to live and work in a beautiful part of the country in the Ribble Valley and on the doorstep of Britain's only European Designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, The Forest of Bowland. We are also particularly aware of, and only buy raw materials with accreditation to Fair Trade, FSC wood, and sourcing of European woods from well managed and sustainable forests. Now in 2017, the company continues to develop its award winning range with a new and exciting managament team.

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Gardening Works is continually developing the range of products and adding good, new and innovative items. We manufacture many of the products we sell. This gives us a unique range of items to offer to you. We also address separation and sorting items. 

Main Product Groups:

  • Home Composting
  • EM & Healthy Living
  • Vermicomposting
  • Organic Gardening
  • The Magic Range
  • Kitchen Waste Recycling
  • Water Recycling
  • Sorting Waste

Services Offered:

  • First Class Customer Service
  • Secure On-line Ordering
  • Interactive website with totally independant Worm Forum
  • Fast Delivery from stock
  • Language Translations
  • Overseas Delivery (at cost)

Independent References may be obtained from any of the following organisations of which we are members:

  • The East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce
  • Gardenex, The Federation of Garden and Leisure Exporters
  • Henry Doubleday Reasearch Association
  • The East Lancashire Export Club, from whom we received our Award for Export 2005.

Previously Known as The Recycle Works

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