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Guides to growing your own: We review our favourite books



In the spirit of DIY and self-sufficiency, we want to encourage everyone to do more ‘grow your own’. It’s not only a great way to reconnect with the earth – something we could all do a lot more of – but it’s also just plain common sense to learn this basic life skill. Avoid the supermarket and dig into the soil which will offer you its own deep therapy in the COVID-19 lockdown. Here are six good reads on organic growing that will help you to get started.

No Dig Organic Home & Garden Charles Dowding and Stephanie Hafferty

Charles Dowding is now well-established as the guru of no-dig growing. He’s been involved with the land since the early

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