Discover the latest thinking and innovation on creating compost and managing soil fertility in the garden.
Practical demonstrations, composting science, top tips and good practice for producing the best quality compost quickly and efficiently.
Nicky delivers a lifetime’s study and practice with boundless enthusiasm and insight. For anyone involved in growing at home, commercially or with groups.
About Nicky Scott AKA Dr Compost
Dr Compost is a specialist in food waste composting solutions and has set up many systems in Devon schools as well as National Trust properties, prisons and other institutions. He has been employed by local Authorities in promoting Home composting and gives talks and runs workshops. He helped develop various in vessel composting systems including the Ridan and the Scotty HotBox which is made in Devon and sells through www.proper-job.org.
Dr Compost has also been advising and training Community Farms helping set up straightforward composting systems that can be understood and used by multiple users. He has a long background in organic growing, working with schools, community groups local authorities and businesses on changing our perception of waste and prefers the term resource.
He is also the chair of Growing Devon Schools partnership connecting children and teachers with outdoor education. See www.growingdevonschools.org.uk
He is the author of several books on composting including How to Make and Use Compost The Ultimate Guide, Reduce Reuse Recycle and Composting For All
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