One-Day Practical Composting Course

Specialist
Summary information

Learn all about how to make and use compost at the Red Brick Building Community Garden in Glastonbury.

The course will cover:
• What is compost?
• Life in the soil
• Benefits of composting
• Building healthy soil
• Domestic and community scale composting solutions and other related systems e.g. leafmould, grass cuttings, cardboard, using comfrey, humanure, no-dig and biochar, and bokashi systems
• Specialised composting including cooked food waste
• Soil types and growing media

There will also be time to answer any compost-related queries for your own system or site.

About the Tutor: Nicky Scott has 30 years experience of composting expertise, written several books and co-designed systems, advised schools and business throughout Devon. Visit his Dr Compost site: http://nicky927.wixsite.com/mysite

Booking and further information
Contact Details: 
Cost: 
£35. Free and subsidised places also available.
Dates and times
8 March 2018
Teachers
Nicky Scott
Venue information