of caterpillars and comedians

My allotment is pretty well sorted out for its winter rest after I planted some garlic today. There are winter brassicas, leeks, spinach and Japanese salads still to come and the  top dressing of the empty beds is progressing well. As I am feeling virtuous about the state of cultivations, I have been catching up… Continue reading of caterpillars and comedians

no dig beds

A bit of an update today on the no-dig gardening experiment I originally wrote about here and updated at the end of May, when the photograph above was taken.To recap quickly, No-dig gardening, as propounded by Charles Dowding*, involves the application of organic matter to the surface of the soil to a depth to suppress… Continue reading no dig beds