Organic Gardening: The Natural No-Dig Way (Paperback)Charles Dowding (author)
Charles Dowding (the guru of no dig gardening) shares his organic, no-dig approach to soil and plants. He reveals revealing the techniques that enable him to grow healthy, vibrant crops while maintaining a healthy soil. His success is based on these key principles * No-dig * Spread organic matter on the soil surface * Clean & improve the soil in the first 3-12 months * Weed every 10 days or so, when weeds are small. By using a system of permanent, slightly raised beds, Charles shows how to grow a delicious variety of fruit and vegetables sustainably and organically: what to choose; when to sow, plant and harvest; and how best to avoid pests and diseases.
Publisher: Green Books
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 649 g
Dimensions: 234 x 168 x 17 mm
"If anyone can convince gardeners that vegetable plots do not need digging, it is this author - his methods are at times contrary to standard advice, but he is not dogmatic and has a gift for clear explanation."-- Sue Stickland, RHS The Garden
"Charles is a passionate and accomplished gardener, who grows vegetables of amazing flavour."-- Raymond Blanc OBE World renowned chef and restaurateur
"One of our most respected vegetable growers... Now ordinary gardeners can benefit from his years of practical experience."-- Joy Larkcom, author of Grow Your Own Vegetables
"This book will undoubtedly become the 'no-dig' bible, as was its predecessor."* Pushing Up Dandelions website *
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