Category: Extra Notes

Kitchen Compost With Worms?

    Kitchen Compost: Setting Up a Worm Composting System Inside Composting is generally regarded as the use of large specialised bins to generate compost for large farms,  an option unavailable to the small apartment dweller. However, options that...

Scotney Castle

Scotney Castle – Kent

    Today was the day. Off to Scotney Castle at Lamberhurst in Kent, to view the rhododendrons and azaleas for which the gardens are justly famous and to find out how they manage...

Thyme Gardens at Sissinghurst

Our New Plans – All Good

I have been distracted lately by Christmas, New Year (away on holiday in Marrakech), my birthday (a big one) and courses on Internet Marketing. So please excuse my neglect of clevercomposting. Behind the scenes...

Worms and Winter Once Again

Well, the worms are fine, but winter is definitely ‘icumin’ in, and once again the garden looks like a total shambles. I am not the world’s best gardener, although I love the whole idea...

Bokashi – One Chemicals – Nil

Compost is playing a role in helping El Salvador farmers to turn their backs on the ‘green revolution.’ It is always encouraging to read about other people’s efforts and successes in the composting world,...

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Worm Farming in Schools – Inspiring Students

  Today, we are welcoming a guest blogger, Lisa Stephenson from Auckland, New Zealand. Lisa is a teacher in an Intermediate School (11-13 years) in Takapuna, a community on the North Shore of Auckland,...

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Worms’ Bin Check

We have baby worms! I just wandered down the garden to have a quick check on the worms. It has been so hot and humid lately, that although the worms’  bin is situated in...

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I Think This May Become My Favourite Gardening Magazine

Gardening magazines can be expensive and not always as expected. Here is one that I think offers excellent value. My daughter treated me to membership of the Royal Horticultural Society for my birthday at the...