Latest news from Charles

New translations, website and videos

We offer you more and more pages of this site in

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Charles offers bursary awards to those in charge of community and school gardens

The response to the no dig community memberships on YouTube has been a resounding success.

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No dig in Norway

Tony Carey in Norway created a no dig garden under pine trees, in spring 2020. It won him a prize

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£20 & £50 Vouchers now available to buy in the shop

We are now offering these monetary amount vouchers

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Charles announces his course dates for 2021

These are not yet available to buy but we want to give you an idea of next year’s course dates.

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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.
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