Workshop at Lichtveen: No-dig gardening

Tuinderij het Lichtveen organizes workshops all year round on the themes of No-dig gardening and Crop planning. Upcoming workshop is on Saturday 1 April about no-dig gardening. Are you a vegetable gardener and would you like to try out the no-dig method in your garden? Then sign up for the workshop!

Saturday 1 April 2023 | 10:30-13:30 | Tuinderij het Lichtveen, Slagsteeg 20, Bennekom

Less weeding, water and labour in your home or market garden, whilst at the same time building your soil health?

The no-dig method of gardening is gaining popularity across Europe for exactly these reasons & more! By observing how things work in nature, where there is of course no plough, we can mimic or facilitate certain ecosystem functions to help us grow healthy vegetables and build soil life at the same time.

But how does this work exactly, and how do you go about setting up and managing a no-dig system in your own garden?

In this workshop we walk you through the theory behind the no-dig method and show you how you can start a no-dig garden on a new plot or in your existing space. We’ll go through the various benefits that this can bring, as well as reflecting on potential challenges.

Lunch is also included, with ingredients from our market garden and other local food producers.


Introduction to No-Dig Gardening – the theory
How to set up a No-Dig Garden: step by step
Maintenance & potential challenges
Lunch with ingredients from the garden

Location: Tuinderij het Lichtveen. Opposite organic farm De Hooilanden, Slagsteeg 20, 6721 NR Bennekom. The workshop will be mostly outdoors so don’t forget to dress warm.

Price incl. lunch: €25/person, €20 for students

> More info and registration on Lichtveen’s website:

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