Latest news from Charles

Charles is shortlisted for two categories in the Gardeners Media Guild annual awards
He is one of the five for Social Media Influencer of the Year, and also for Practical Book of the Year (new No Dig book).  We await the virtual awards ceremony on 26th November to see the results. His Compost Making video did not make Broadcast of the Year shortlist.
Online Course 1 – No Dig Gardening – Now available to buy in 6 separate modules.

We are pleased to offer the first online course divided into six parts, to purchase individually. You can buy one at a time, or just one altogether, to pay and learn in stages.

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Charles’s first online course now available in French.
It was great to see all the lovely feedback on Charles recent French instagram post and now the first online course is available in French. Purchase it here. We hope to bring more content to you in other languages and now parts of the website are available to French and Spanish speaking gardeners.
No dig international

The photo below is from Shai Sofer's no dig garden in Israel. He mailed me and wrote

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Buy Charles’s new book from Chelsea Green in the US

No Dig Gardening  is available in North America from Chelsea Green, but has been selling out: we are reprinting and shipping more.  Chelsea Green also stock Charles’s Vegetable Garden Diary and No Dig Organic Home & Garden. Click here for their website.

Grow Your Own Magazine – Great British Growing Awards

This is an annual competition organised by Grow Your Own, the UK's best-selling kitchen garden magazine.  Charles is delighted to be honoured with not one but five awards, all voted for by the readers.

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Charles reading the news

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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Benefits of no dig:  
 Few weeds, healthy soil and plants
 Saves time and watering
 Soil is firm, stable, aerated