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No Dig Gardening Podcasts

Two podcasts to listen to – both about no dig gardening. Lee Connelly (aka The Skinny Jean Gardener) recorded our podcast at BBC Gardeners’ World Live a few months ago.

Veg, herbs & edible flowers I’m sowing (mid-August)

I’ve spent much of yesterday standing under the apple tree in the back garden where I have my outdoor potting bench, sowing seeds. Some are for cropping in autumn, others will be for winter and spring harvests. There is a list of everything I’m sowing at the end of this blog post.

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 Polytunnel May Transformation

May: such a magical month in the garden. The growth is incredible and each day the garden reveals new delights! When the first strawberries ripen we know summer is on its way.