Leicester Composting Demonstration Site Photos

 This demonstration site  managed by two Garden Organic/ Leicestershire  Master Composters is in the process of being moved from the University Botanic Garden to Bradgate Park at Newtown Linford.

The site will  shows a wide range of compost bins owned by the composters or donated to them by individuals, charities,  suppliers manufactures etc.

  The new venue in the  small allotm,ent garden next to the ConservatoryTea Rooms, and close to the main car park,   will provide the food waste and garden waste to enable us to demonstrate cooked the composting of food, kitchen and garden waste.   Master Composters will normally be on site to provide guided tours and answer questions on Saturday afternoons and by appointment ( email carryoncomposting@ntlworld.com.)  The Blog on this website will normally show if activities are planned elsewhere. Ims to serve the local community with great coffee, locally sourced products and homemade cakes in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere


Come and see our traditional methods, a wide range of bins for  composting garden and kitchen waste. Together with   wormeries and composting of cooked food.   The site will also  include an area devoted the preparation of liquid fertilizers e.g. comfrey tea, nettle tea and both conventional  and aerated compost tea. These ar seasonal displays dependent of the growth of our nettles and comfrey.

More details of the exhibits can be found on the previous page  Compost Demo. Site

The new site will open for Compost Awareness week 7th May



 The photos show the bins on the previous site