Discover the joy & ease of working with nature

Grow plentiful, healthy food while helping the soil & the planet

My no dig method allows you to enjoy productive and easy growing. You don’t have to spend your gardening time on endless weeding and dealing with slugs. Instead, being outdoors can be a real pleasure!

You’ll produce nutritional foods that are great for your health. And the way you grow will actually benefit your garden’s soil and the environment.

‘No dig is a life-changing way to garden. I’ve fallen in love with my garden again. Thank you!’
Donna Creager

No dig saves space so it can work in any size garden. Whether you’re an experienced gardener or new to growing, I can guide you through every step of the way. No dig is such a revelation. I want to share my knowledge from over 40 years of practice so that everyone can appreciate the beauty of it.

On my site, you can find all the resources you need to get started. You’ll discover how the beauty of no dig starts in the soil and grows through your life.

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My latest no dig news

Homeacres Charity Open Day – Sunday 4th September

Browse around the garden and market garden at Homeacres, visit the new piece of land and see the progress we have made.

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Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival

The sun shone, the show looked gorgeous and I spoke about no dig and gardening myths to 200 people at the Get Growing Festival Stage.

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Day and Weekend Courses at Homeacres

We've already had many successful course days and it's always a delight to teach in the garden at Homeacres.

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13th July – Succession Planting Afternoon Course – Places still available

Come and join me for a look at this summer topic.

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Announcement! My new book ‘No Dig’ is out this Autumn

I am so proud of this book because it is such a complete summary of my two main passions in gardening.

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Charles joins Cameo

The Cameo app came to my attention a while ago after a couple of people had emailed to ask me to join up, so I have!

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What to do in your garden this season

July 2022 plant raising, no dig interplant, weekly advice, making compost and different types
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Online courses to support you through every step

Learn No Dig

'thank you for always sharing your depth of knowledge and tips. and your energy! you really got me interested to dive head first into gardening this way and i've been taking your courses. its my first season proper and its been amazing.'

Kail Kupbart

GMG Awards Finalist 2020 Grow your own Great British Growing Awards 2020: Gold
 Boosts your well-being
 Plentiful harvests

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