Latest news from Charles

Southern Hemisphere Sowing Guide

Prompted by the consistent demand, we have found time to modify my sowing timeline so that it works for the southern hemisphere!

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No Dig garden Czech Republic

See below for a picture from Petr Mutinsky who has a no dig garden near Prague.

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Containerwise CD60 module trays

Since the launch of these trays at the end of December Containerwise have seen a huge demand

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2021 Calendar now available in Spanish in print and a digital version. Calendario 2021 ahora disponible en español en versión impresa y digital.

I have had such success with the calendar.

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World Soil Day – A YouTube Collaboration

World Soil Day on 5th December

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New translations, website and videos

We offer you more and more pages of this site in

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About no dig and using this website.

Charles’s weed free, no dig methods give superb and time-saving results in both small and large garden areas, see Charles’s story for how he developed his methods.  Twice a month Charles posts his seasonal advice, see here for the latest, please scroll down for other recent posts and for the latest video.  On the Learn tab do check out the useful links page where Charles details his preferred suppliers.  See this page for starting out no dig which has the option to translate to Spanish.   See Charles’s starting no dig video here. For answers to your questions about no dig, see the FAQs

You can listen to my growing story on podcasts one and two with Joe Lamp’l 2019.

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