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September 2018

Course Sept 22nd, Grow Veg No Dig, full

September 22 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Homeacres, Alhampton, Shepton Mallet
Somerset, Somerset BA4 6PZ United Kingdom
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£150
Charles Dowding Homeacres nodig September

Learn about no dig and see the results. Mulch just once a year to feed soil, hoe tiny weeds in both beds and paths, buy or make compost, and how to spread it. I also teach about about planning the plot, and successful ways to sow when the time is right. I explain and illustrate the principles so you can create a productive garden yourself, even when a beginner. Weeds are often a major problem but clever mulching allows your plot to…

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Day course September 29th, Grow Veg No Dig 5 places

September 29 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Homeacres, Alhampton, Shepton Mallet
Somerset, Somerset BA4 6PZ United Kingdom
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£150
Homeacres October 2017 autumn and winter vegetables

Learn about no dig and see the results. Then enjoy lunch prepared by Stephanie Hafferty, whose Creative Kitchen book appears 31st October. No dig is simple: I show how to mulch just once a year to feed soil, hoe tiny weeds in both beds and paths, buy or make compost, and how to spread it. I also teach about about planning the plot, and successful ways to sow when the time is right. I explain and illustrate the principles so you can…

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October 2018

Course Oct.3, Grow Veg No Dig, full

October 3 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Homeacres, Alhampton, Shepton Mallet
Somerset, Somerset BA4 6PZ United Kingdom
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£150
course with Charles Dowding at Homeacres no dig, October 2017

Learn about no dig and see the results. Mulch just once a year to feed soil, hoe tiny weeds in both beds and paths, buy or make compost, and how to spread it. I also teach about about planning the plot, and successful ways to sow when the time is right. I explain and illustrate the principles so you can create a productive garden yourself, even when a beginner. Weeds are often a major problem but clever mulching allows your plot to…

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Day course, next level no dig & veg growing, 1 place

October 6 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Homeacres, Alhampton, Shepton Mallet
Somerset, Somerset BA4 6PZ United Kingdom
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£150
Charles Dowding produce October no dig

For those who have already been on a Homeacres course, and wish to learn more! Bring your questions to the day, and I shall take it from there. Whether it be about weed clearing and maintaining weed free, beds and paths, making and using compost, details about no dig and how it works, timings and methods of sowing, watering seedlings and watering beds, potting composts, module trays, multisowing,sowing direct outside, weather and pest protection, biodynamics - all is possible but…

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Course Oct 13th, Grow Veg No Dig, 6 places

October 13 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Homeacres, Alhampton, Shepton Mallet
Somerset, Somerset BA4 6PZ United Kingdom
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£150
Charles Dowding no dig carrots left, dig carrots right 2017

Learn about no dig and see the results. Mulch just once a year to feed soil, hoe tiny weeds in both beds and paths, buy or make compost, and how to spread it. I also teach about about planning the plot, and successful ways to sow when the time is right. I explain and illustrate the principles so you can create a productive garden yourself, even when a beginner. Weeds are often a major problem but clever mulching allows your plot to…

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November 2018

No dig weekend intensive 10th/11th November, full

November 10 @ 10:00 am - November 11 @ 2:30 pm
Homeacres, Alhampton, Shepton Mallet
Somerset, Somerset BA4 6PZ United Kingdom
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£290
Charles Dowding no dig garden November 2017

You learn the advantages of no dig for growing, both on small and on a larger scale. Together with this, we discuss how to grow a market and to make a return on your time. I give advice on the most profitable vegetables to grow, sowing dates, and tips on picking and packing . Its a full-on weekend when you see Homeacres garden with some beds now cleared and mulched for next year, others full of harvests to come. Compost is the principle addition…

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December 2018

No dig weekend intensive 8th-9th December, 13 places

December 8 @ 10:00 am - December 9 @ 2:30 pm
Homeacres, Alhampton, Shepton Mallet
Somerset, Somerset BA4 6PZ United Kingdom
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£290
Homeacres 12th December 2017. mulched beds & frost

The advantages of no dig growing, both on small and on a larger scale

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February 2019

Day seminar at West Dean College, Simplifying the rules Sat. 16th Feb. 10-3

16th February 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
West Dean College, West Dean
North Chichester, West Sussex PO18 0QZ United Kingdom
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Easier ways to a successful vegetable and fruit garden Suitable for all levels of experience. I explain how you can have more enjoyment, through cutting out unnecessary jobs. 1 Save time with quicker methods A look at many misunderstandings which have a common theme: they waste the gardener’s time, from digging and washing pots to making large planting holes and separating bindweed roots from other compost ingredients. I explain how these misunderstandings have arisen and illustrate quicker ways to achieve…

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