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Talk on no dig, for Oxford & District Federation of Allotment Associations

November 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Charles Dowding no dig garden

An illustrated, one hour 20min talk on how to have healthy soil and enjoy easier harvests, followed by questions and answers.

Charles explains how he makes, buys and uses compost of different kinds.
How to clear perennial weeds with mulches, including couch grass and bindweed.
How to maintain a no dig plot, with an annual mulch of compost.

How to crop intensively, all through the growing season.

Harvesting methods to increase your take from what you plant.

Tips on propagating.

You see photos of the trials Charles runs to compare the effects on growth of dig/no dig, different composts and no rotation.

As well as reducing the time and effort needed to cultivate and weed, no dig has many other benefits, which Charles explains, and he brings a selection of his nine books, signed and for sale.


November 3
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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John Lardner


West Oxford Community Centre
Botley Road
Oxford, OX20BT United Kingdom
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