workshops and courses

No dig abundance in July

Hasn’t the month passed quickly? I can hardly believe that it is August on Thursday. Today I’ve been enjoying more of an indoor kind of day, catching up with things at my desk and general chores, because it has – finally, oh joy! – been raining. I love sunshine and warmth, but it has been …

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No Dig Talk – BBC Gardeners’ World Live

I am speaking today about No Dig Allotment at the Let Talk Allotments stage at BBC Gardeners’ World Live at the NEC. I’m here until Saturday. If you’re attending the show do come and say hello! There are some fantastic show gardens, will share photos this evening.

How to sow no dig parsnips, carrots and other root veg

It’s spring and I am thinking of winter vegetables! Root vegetables are surprisingly easy to grow using no dig methods. Yesterday I sowed parsnips, carrots, radish, Hamburg parsley and scorzonera into a recently applied mulch of compost on top of my heavy clay allotment soil.

Garden Photography Workshop at Homeacres

Photography day course 10 – 4 on Thursday September 6th at Charles Dowding’s garden, Homeacres, Alhampton, Somerset, BA4 6PZ.