Hot Composting & Permaculture

Summary information

Join Paul Lynch for a workshop on the theory and practice of hot composting. We will build a new pile together and turn “one we made earlier” so that participants get the full experience of the power of hot composting when it’s hot! Complimentary tea, coffee and light lunch included. We’ll also see how to use the finished product in a tour of an intentionally designed permaculture garden and touch on some permaculture design principles.

Here is an article and video showing the process:

Course topics:

Why hot compost? A miracle of transformation
Hot composting benefits vs cold composting
Composting materials and carbon to nitrogen ratios
Material preparation and moisture
How to build a good pile
Turning a hot pile
Use of compost and permaculture garden tour

Bookings & Information

To guarantee a place on the course contact [email protected] for bank transfer details and directions to the venue. Or ring O89 2553096 for enquiries.

Workshop price: €65
Workshops suitable for adults only
Complimentary tea, coffee and light lunch included
The entire workshop will be conducted outdoors in the garden and under an outdoor shelter – be prepared for the weather
Parking is limited at the garden – allow time and energy for a (beautiful) 650m uphill walk from the car park to the site
The garden is on a moderately steep slope and includes steps. Footwear with good grip is essential. Disabled access is not currently possible.
Refunds available on cancellations up to one week before course only

About the tutor:

Paul is a professional permaculture designer and orchardist based in West Cork, Ireland. Paul’s teacher bio:

Booking and further information
Telephone number: 
Contact address: 
Ballingeary, Macroom, Ireland
Contact name: 
Paul Lynch
Dates and times
More dates and times information: 
10am – 16.30pm
20 August 2022
Venue information
Co Cork

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