International Compost awareness week 2020
May 3, 2020
International compost awareness week runs from 3rd to 9th May.
This year the focus is upon the benefits compost has on our soil. We’ve put together an introduction to composting video to help you get started with composting in your garden.
If your kids are interested, this video from Garden Organic is a great introduction:
If already own a compost bin but have ‘lapsed’ and no longer use it regularly now is a good time to get it up and running again. This excellent series of videos on how to harvest your compost and re-set your bin might be of interest too:
We’ve also created a quiz to test your composting knowledge. If you find it tricky, and even if you don’t, you might find some of the links and resources below useful.
Why is soil health so important?
Soil health is the theme of this years ICAW, so it’s a good idea to brush up on your knowledge of why soils are so important.