The amazing benefits of no dig, no till

4th December 2018 No Dig Growing

Save time – not only by not digging or tilling, but also by the reduced amount of weeds, moisture loss and all the other features of this great method. “Thanks for saving me all the time I wou

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No dig, no till

4th December 2018 No Dig Growing

Time-saving, less weeds, year round abundance Save the time and effort of repeated cultivations. Weeds germinate less in undisturbed ground and are easy to pull fro organic mulches, a huge timesaver.

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Beautiful vegetables, dramatic views: Charles explains his no dig intensive garden

4th December 2018 No Dig Growing

Drone footage mid September of Homeacres no dig garden, sixth year. You see the second plantings we make very quickly in summer after first harvests. This is a market garden selling produce within 4 m

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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

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Start no dig, soil types, weeds, composts to use

4th December 2018 No Dig Growing

Fewer weeds in no dig Whenever soil is dug, loosened or turned over, it recovers from the disruption by re-covering with weed growth – both from roots of perennials and seeds of annuals.  By co

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No dig, the reasons for and Charles’ History

4th December 2018 About Charles, No Dig Growing

Monty Don, BBC Gardeners World 21/04/2017 “We visit the plot of the king of no dig, Charles Dowding. Charles has become the guru of no dig gardening. He’s a really good grower, organic, has fa

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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

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Allotments

4th December 2018 No Dig Growing

Starting with a weedy mess is normal and, if this is the case for you, my video has tips for clearing ground with no dig. Here is advice that may be applicable to your situation – take the bits whic

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Charles Dowding’s life, and his story of no dig

4th December 2018 About Charles, No Dig Growing

“When I get conflicting information, I always go to the real answer from Mr. Dowding. Your books and information have been a huge inspiration in my life. Thank you. We are in the third year of b

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No Dig Translated

4th December 2018 No Dig Growing

Jardiner sans bêcher la terre (No Dig!) Mon livre “Winter Vegetables” est paru en francais, pub. La Plage 2012: “Mon Potager Produira TOUT L’HIVER” En plus mon “Co

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Moon Sowing

4th December 2018 Sowing

Gardeners at my talks and courses show keen interest when sowing by the moon comes up. This does not mean sowing by moonlight! It is about choosing dates for seeds to germinate when the moon phase or

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Small Garden Advice

4th December 2018 Small Garden

My intentions small area, high output overcome limiting factors such as shade, slabs in soil, neighbour’s shrubs diverse range of veg, say 3 fresh daily May to November, and some in winter The space

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