No Dig Gardening and Mulching Techniques

Find out why no-dig gardening is so good for the soil (and your crops!) and how mulching can help you to achieve soil health.

9 Sep 2020 18:0000:00

Photo credit: Helena Dove

Photo credit: Helena Dove

A no-dig system is a fantastic and low-impact way of managing growing space. This session focuses on the principles of no-dig cultivation and the effect it has on the soil and subsequent harvests. Covering a transition year to no-dig, plus ongoing routines to form a healthy and productive ground. Learn what mulches work and how to apply them effectively to the growing area.

Trainer: Helena Dove

Helena currently manages the Kitchen Garden at Kew Gardens, which is run organically and gives its produce to the on-site cafes and for vegetable sales. Previously, she ran the historic Kitchen Garden at Myddelton House Gardens in Enfield. Before working in horticulture, Helena was a qualified teacher, specialising in Music Technology.

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