In the Garden

For day 75 of 365 Days Wild I decided to spend some time in the garden. … More In the Garden

A pioneer of no-dig vegetable gardening

When you think about vegetable gardening, you probably think there’s lots of heavy digging and hard work involved. Right? Well, there’s not if you follow the advice of Charles Dowding. Since 1983, Charles Dowding has been practising the no-dig method of gardening, an approach to vegetable growing that is the reverse of the intensive, invasive techniques … More A pioneer of no-dig vegetable gardening

The York garden project that’s brought a community together

Until 2011, what is now Greenfields School and Community Garden in York was simply an unloved and rarely mowed former school field, mainly used by the occasional dog walker. Through the hard work of local residents, scouts, and the teachers and pupils of Haxby Primary school, alongside the charity initiative Edible York, the space is now … More The York garden project that’s brought a community together