• Stephanie’s kitchen garden “is not only a labour of love, it is a labour of brilliance and expertise.” Kevin McCloud

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

We Won!

Yesterday, our book No Dig Organic Home and Garden won the Peter Seabrook Practical Book of the Year at the Garden Media Guild Awards at the Savoy in London. We are absolutely blown away, totally delighted! This from the GMG…

Quick update and Charles Dowding’s 2018 Gardening Calendar

A very quick update. For all good reasons, I have been really busy since I got back from my recent trip to Thailand and Laos, especially with work on my new book!

Guest blog for Mr Plant Geek

Michael Perry, aka Mr Plant Geek, saw some photographs of the seasonal, plant based food I make on Twitter and asked me to share some recipes on his website: here they are. I have selected recipes which make the most…

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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Permaculture

No dig gardening is an example of good permaculture practice in action as it is so efficient: less work and resources are needed to create a productive, sustainable, wildlife friendly and abundant vegetable garden..

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