About Me

I am an organic kitchen gardener, award winning author (of No Dig Organic Home & Garden), plant based chef, teacher and blogger based in Somerse

Talks and workshops

I offer fully illustrated talks on the following topics, which can be adapted to suit different audiences.

No Dig Home blog

Small scale homesteading in Bruton, Somerset

Latest News

The Creative Kitchen – my new book, coming soon!

I am so excited to announce that my new book The Creative Kitchen  will be published soon! The provisional date is end October/early November It’s full of economical plant based recipes for everyone. Most of the ingredients can be homegrown in gardens…

Open Day at Homeacres

I am here surrounded by piles of baking recipe books and have written a very long shopping list, in preparation for the annual cake baking marathon later this week for our open day at Homeacres. All kinds of cakes, including…

No Dig Home – my recent blog posts

I will be posting an update on my website later in the week; I have had the dreaded flu bug that is going round so am a bit behind with the website updates I have planned, but do post regularly…

The Creative Kitchen – my new book, coming soon!

I am so excited to announce that my new book The Creative Kitchen  will be published soon! The provisional date is end October/early November It’s full of economical plant based recipes for everyone. Most of the ingredients can be homegrown in gardens…

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No Dig Organic Home and Garden

The book I have written with Charles Dowding is now published!

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No Dig Home

I have started another blog NoDigHome.com to compliment this website, where I will be mostly writing about the No Dig gardening I do in my gardens and allotment and some aspects of my home life – preserving, seasonal food, potions, etc. 

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