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About no dig and using this website

The weed free, no dig methods I have developed since 1982 give superb space-, carbon-, and time-saving results in both small and large garden areas. See My story for how I worked this out. Twice a month I post my blog, please scroll down for other recent news, webshop including signed books, and my latest video.  Under Learn, the Links page has my recommended suppliers.  See Beginners Guide for starting out no dig, with the option to read it in Spanish, Serbian and Italian.   See my starting no dig video here. For answers to your questions about no dig, see my FAQs

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


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Charles removing broccoli lower leaves

No dig seasonal update

October 2021 Autumn arrives with transplanting more vegetables, seed saving, mulching weeds in asparagus, saving time
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Latest news from Charles

BREAKING NEWS – 2 places available on Saturday 23rd October for a Day Course at Homeacres

It’s tomorrow! Please book here.

Charles’ Regenerative Skills Share podcast

You can listen to the podcast here.

Gardening guides launch

My First three guides are now ready to be purchased.

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Online Course from Seed to Harvest, buy individual lessons

Pick your own vegetable lesson, from our selection of how to grow 40 different vegetables.

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Student discounts now available for Homeacres Day & Weekend Courses and for Online Courses

Charles is happy to offer students in full time education 25% off the cost of Homeacres Day & Weekend courses.  For all Online Courses, Charles offers a 60% discount. To apply please email Charles’ PA Nicola here.


I was with Raymond Blanc for Anna Greenland’s book launch party at Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons

Anna’s book is titled, ‘Grow Easy, Organic crops for pots and small plots’.

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 Better drainage plus retained moisture
Sale! Book cover no dig

Charles Dowding’s No Dig Gardening, Course Book 1

£22.50 £16.00(+VAT)

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From Seed to Harvest – Online Courses – learn to grow 40 of Charles’ favourite vegetables


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Double Pack – 2022 Gardening Calendar and Vegetable Garden Diary, both signed

£23.28 £17.80(+VAT)

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Charles Dowding’s Vegetable Garden 2022 Calendar


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No Dig Gardening Online Course

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