The 'No-Dig' Kitchen Garden

Follow our journey as we explore and discover all that is the 'no-dig' method of gardening, turning ten acres of disused land into a gardeners heaven.

Spearheaded by Chef-Gardener Darren Stephens.


Soil to saucepan

It's sow easy

Our legged friends..and foes

We have some pesky little visitors..

The plot thickens

Sowing, growing and stepping into Spring

Pro-seed with caution

Notes of spring are in the air and finally, seed sowing can commence once again!

Colder and Wiser

There's a bit of a leek going on here.

Maintaining composture

Compost or not compost? That is the question.

Pick of the pun-king patch

There's plenty of royalty this month, with towering sunflowers & ginormous Crown Prince squash..

Good as marigold

Who knew compost could be so complex?

Recipes with love

Each month Darren will share some recipes, inspired by his shenanigans in the garden

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