It sounds like the Holy Grail for gardeners – to achieve better results and improve our health, all while doing a little less hard graft in the garden.

We hear from organic veg guru Charles Dowding, who’s been mastering the art of no-dig gardening for decades – and shares with us the science behind why it works, as well as how to get started in no dig, whatever the size of your plot.

Years of observation from growing veg commercially on his West Country smallholding means his advice draws directly from real-world experiences and hard-won results. From a new way to look at soil improvement, to throwing out the rule book on crop rotation, Charles debunks plenty of gardening myths as he sets out a simple way to grow more, dig less and reap the rewards.

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