Talk and demonstration of no dig gardening at Marbury Hall, Cheshire/Shropshire border
May 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm £95
Come and enjoy a day with the internationally renowned Charles Dowding and learn of his no dig method of growing veg and flowers.
The day is held at Marbury Hall, set in glorious parkland on the Cheshire/ Shropshire border.
We will enjoy homemade cake and tea and a lovely vegetarian two course lunch.
Part of the day will be spent creating a no dig bed in the newly restored Walled Garden.
Charles will also give a slide show, and there will be lots of time for Q&A.
This is a perfect day for anyone that has a garden interest and who would like to grow great vegetables and flowers, with less effort.
You can book by calling 01948 663455, or email [email protected]
I can’t stop watching these videos. Far better than any gardening programme on television. Now I just need to get a garden of my own!
I started no dig after coming across Charles’ You Tube videos and deciding to give the weed supression “hocus pocus” a go with some well rotted compost I had. I spread this on some rose beds and another flower bed that would take me a total of about 3 hours to weed once a month, prolific deep weeds on a heavy clay base. I could not believe the results. Weeds did come up but 15 mins of hoeing and all gone and now hardly any….plus the roses and plants looked the best they have for seven years. I was totally bitten!!!
“Many thanks for making the journey to Sheffield last week, and providing such a fantastic and stimulating talk for our audience. Everyone loved it!”
Gareth Roberts of Regather
Sheffield’s Festival of Debate Talk Attendee
“Charles has become the guru of no dig gardening. He’s a really good grower, organic, has fabulous produce and we went down to Somerset to see how he does it…. I’m a convert now, I want to dig as little as possible.”
BBC Gardeners World
I came on a course last August, and it has given me so much direction and understanding in my gardening thinking. And your updates through the winter are an absolute tonic.
@charles_dowding has changed my life! I tried for so many years to grow veg, read loads of books and just made a lot of slugs very happy. In 2016 I decided to give it one last try before packing it in. I religiously followed his book, sticking to exactly the varieties he recommended. I followed his sowing times on the monthly Newsletter and the difference in what I can grow has been phenomenal! Having regular pickings of salads like this at this time of year used to be a far off dream!
Kat Hall (@there.she.grows)