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Buy 25th side view of onion harvest and new plantings
Trial beds dig/no dig plantings and results 2013-2018

29th December 2020 Trials

For subsequent years of this ongoing trial, see 2019-21 page Starting out in 2013 I made two large beds, five feet wide and sixteen feet long (1.5x5m), the same area as Lower Farm’s experiment,

6th September 2021 shows growth of the second plantings by and the dig bed is top, no dig bottom
No Dig Trial 2020-2021

5th December 2018 No Dig Growing, Trials

Photo 6th September 2021 shows the second plantings of summer, dig bed top and no dig bed bottom This trial began in 2007 and ran until 2012 at Lower Farm. It’s to compare growth of the same veg

Three Strip Trial 2014-2021: no dig, forking, different composts

4th December 2018 Trials

The photo above is from May 2022, potatoes growing in the same place for the 8th consecutive year, and French beans just planted. Update July 2022, the potato harvest in YEAR 8 of growing potatoes in

Lower Farm Trials

4th December 2018 No Dig Growing, Trials

Harvests in 2007-2012 from the dug and undug experimental beds at Lower Farm, Somerset, UK. Background to the experiment The four beds of 1.5×2.5m (5×8′) were created in March 2007 fro