Compost, Soil Care & Soil Management – with Pauline Pears & Rodney King

10:30 am - 3:00 pm


Learn how to make fantastic compost with two gardening experts: Pauline Pears – author of the Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening, and Garden Organic Master Gardener & Composter Rodney King. The day includes:

The Fundamentals of Composting
An interactive session which will enable people to decide what to compost, and what not to. Includes a review of a number of different types of compost bins currently in use, and how to build one from pallets. Different methods of composting for different situations will be discussed.

Soil Management
Tour, talk and Q&As on how to maintain soil structure and fertility, including crop rotation, growing green manures, using animal manures and making leaf mould.

Booking essential
£20 (Booking by Monday 14th October).

Bring & share lunch · Bring a camping chair, umbrella & flask · Wear suitable outdoor clothing and footwear to suit weather · No toilets on site / bucket loo available · No heating in building ·
· Tea & coffee can be provided ·

This event is part of Action 21’s new series of ‘GROW YOUR OWN’ fruit and vegetable workshops.

For more information and to book: / 01926 339077

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  Northumberland Road Allotments, Leamington Spa