Resolution #1 – Establishing a compost that works

09/01/2024 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Early Bird $25 Full Price $30
Teresa Day
Resolution #1 - Establishing a compost that works

So you’ve decided that 2024 is the year you will finally get to grips with composting.  This session will set you on your way and teach you how to set up a compost bin, how to look after it and what do when things get smelly or go awry. Great for beginner gardeners, but also very useful to anyone who wants to get their compost super productive and quickly.

We will cover what is compost, how it is made, the role of the Carbon : Nitrogen ratio and provide you with a basic compost recipe, including what to do and add to accelerate the composting process.  We will also dig a little bit deeper ito the alchemy of composting to ensure you keep your pile productive and problem free.  But just incase, we will identify the most common problems and remedies, setting yourself up to succeed with your first new years resolution!

Further details on booking listing. This session is one of five in a Masterclass Series “New Year, Greener Garden”. Other topics include – Garden Journalling; Minimizing waste, through recycling and other thrifty approaches; Water-Wise Gardening: Thriving with Less; Sustainable bounty – growing enough.

Presenter – Teresa Day Learning & Training Manager SGA. A home gardener for over 20 years, a chicken keeper and forager she has a particular interest in personal sustainable choices and lifestyle changes individuals can implement within their home and garden to reduce their carbon footprint and connect better with their local community.

**Book the series package and receive discount. Friends of SGA receive a 15% discount on all Master Classes. You can become a Friend of SGA here and GGPs receive a 30% discount.**