Making your own Compost

It seems a good year to both compost more and to save your own seed. To help here’s a guide to composting from Miles. It’s full of good ideas and advice. It has been uploaded onto our new website. Click here to read it.

A reminder that May 3rd to 9th was National Awareness Compost Week!  More info on www.carryoncomposting.com

The current crisis might also accelerate a few changes and composting, away from bags of peat based compost, might be one. To quote Craig Bennett of The Wildlife Trusts:

‘Digging peat bogs up and wrapping them in plastics to flog cheap for people to use in their gardens is as bad as cutting down rainforests for timber . It’s scandalous that we are still selling peat based compost in 2020’