Part 1 HIGH YIELDS Essential Know How Potential of Small Raised Beds, Containers & Window Boxes Sowing, Raising, Sustaining Part 2 THE SALAD CALENDAR Spring, Summer, Autumn &Winter Harvests Part 3 A CELEBRATION OF LEAVES Lettuces, Chicories & endives Oriental leaves, Other Winter leaves, Spinaches & chards Exotic ideas, Herbs & flowers Part 4 INDOOR SOWING & GROWING Sowing in Greenhouses, Polytunnels, Conservatories, Coldframes & Windowsills Growing & Harvesting in Greenhouses & Polytunnels
Charles Dowding has grown vegetables and salads organically for over 25 years using surface composting methods. He started growing vegetables commercially in 1982 with one of the first vegetable box schemes, and is currently cropping an acre, selling about 200 salad bags of different sizes every week. He has written about the principles of no-dig gardening in his earlier book Organic Gardening: The Natural No-Dig Way published in 2007 by Green Books.
Charles is a passionate and accomplished gardener who grows vegetables of amazing flavour - Raymond Blanc