Composting - the cornerstone of organic growing

Ryton Organic Gardens
Thursday, 19 April 2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm
Composting - the cornerstone of organic growing

Composting is a key element of organic growing. There has always been something magical about the transformation of green waste into a product that can benefit your soil and help your plants to thrive. This course will help you to fine tune your composting process and gain an understanding of the processes that happen and how this can be influenced by different mixes and types of bin. We will also show you how to make the best use of your compost for growing healthy food.

What we will cover:
  • The basic components of successful composting including where to site your compost bin and which ingredients to compost
  • Demonstration of different bin types and composting systems
  • Recognising the creatures in your compost bin
  • How to deal with problem compost heaps
  • A basic knowledge of how to use compost in the garden, potting mixes and mulches

Course level: Beginners

What you need to bring: Sensible shoes and outdoor wear
Booking a place: 

Places are limited and are allocated on a first come, first served basis. Please contact us for more information and to reserve a place. Alternatively, book a place or register your interest online.

This course is not suitable for children under the age of 16. Details of this course are subject to change.

Cost [member]: 
Cost [non member]: 
Contact Phone: 
024 7630 3517