How to Start and Maintain a Garden without Digging the Soil with Charles Dowding
A practical day on organic no dig gardening with Charles Dowding. Participants will learn about growing all kinds of vegetables and fruit productively, healthily and with less effort. Charles has a wealth of experience having grown organic fruit and veg on his own smallholding for 30 years. He is the author of a number of very successful books on the subject and a regular contributor to Gardeners World Magazine.
The day is suitable for gardeners of all abilities. Charles will explain the basic principles of organic no dig gardening and will demonstrate composts, propagating techniques and materials, how to transplant seeding’s, the use of fleece, weeding tips, picking skills and the importance of sowing seeds at the right time. Beginners will quickly see how to create a productive garden while experienced gardeners will learn many time saving methods and ways to increase the growth and health of their plants.
The course is limited to 12 places to ensure that all participants have ample opportunity for involvement in the days activities. Please feel free to bring any tools you may have but equipment is available at the Centre.
A friendly, informative and productive day is assured.
There will be a ‘bring and share’ lunch to offer the chance for further discussion and questions.