Composting is an inexpensive, natural process that transforms your kitchen and garden waste into a valuable and nutrient rich food for your garden. It’s easy to make and use.
Do your bit to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill. Even for households that are already composting, new research has found that almost half of the food waste in their rubbish bins could have been composted. Did you know, composting at home for just one year can save global warming gases equivalent to all the CO2 your kettle produces annually, or your washing machine produces in three months?
Compost is a nutrient-rich food product for your garden and will help improve soil structure, maintain moisture levels, and keep your soil’s PH balance in check while helping to suppress plant disease. It will have everything your plants need including nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium and it will help buffer soils that are very acidic or alkaline. Compost improves your soil’s condition and your plants and flowers will love it!
So why not book onto one of the following courses…they’re free!
June Course (Hurry! Nearly full)
Meet at the security office, at 6.30pm for a prompt 6.40pm start finishing at 7.50pm. Wearside Depot, Wearside Road, SE13 7EZ
Saturday 01 Sept
Devonshire Road Nature Reserve, Forest Hill, SE23. (The site entrance is opposite Tyson Road)
9.30am – 10.45am or 11am – 12.15pm
Monday 03 Sept
Dacres Wood, Dacres Rd, Forest Hill, SE23 2NZ (The site entrance is adjacent to Homefield House)
Wednesday 05 Sept
Downham Library within the Downham Health and Leisure Centre, 7-9 Moorside Road, BR1 5EP
5pm – 6.15pm or 7pm – 8.15pm
Thursday 06 Sept
Downham Library (as above)
11am – 12.15pm or 1pm – 2.15pm
Booking is essential.
To book, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
(title email ‘compost workshop’, state which date, session time and how many people will attend. Please also include your phone details)
Alternatively call 020 8314 2145 to leave a detailed message, stating which date, session time and how many people will attend.