Charles Dowding's Veg Journal - Charles Dowding

Charles Dowding's Veg Journal

By Charles Dowding

  • Release Date: 2014-02-06
  • Genre: Gardening


Plan bumper harvests the no-dig way using Charles Dowding’ s monthly crop calendar. Follow simple steps to:

• find success with more than 35 vegetables and herbs from tomatoes to basil, carrots to coriander;

• start a no-dig veg plot on virgin or dug ground, improve the soil and become an expert mulcher and weeder;  

• learn key dates for sowing, staking, harvesting and storing using time-saving monthly checklists;

• make a raised bed, tackle slugs and snails, and produce the sweetest-smelling compost;

• understand the techniques for intercropping, companion planting, seed viability and crop succession.

NO-DIG is a long-established way to grow healthy, organic crops while preserving the soil’ s integrity: Charles Dowding is the UK’ s leading expert.