Leicester Composting Demonstration Site Photos

 The  demonstration site  is in the process of moving to Stokes Wood allotment gardens Stokes DriveLeicesterLE3 9BS

The site will  show a wide range of compost bins including many donated to them by individuals, charities,  suppliers manufactures etc.

  The new venue is adjacent to the site hall home of the Stokes Wood Wednesday Breakfast Club  will demonstrate the composting of cooked food, kitchen and garden waste from the allotment.  

The site,  when completed will show a wide range of bins for  composting garden and kitchen waste. It will include a range of  wormeries and bins for the composting of cooked food. This is the fourth site for the demonstration first establihed in 2009 and will be the first site with sufficient compostable material available to hot compost garden waste in conventional wooden bins, Hot composting will also be undertaken using Hotbins, a Jorraform tumbler and a Green Johanna. It will also  include an area devoted to the preparation of liquid fertilizers e.g. comfrey tea, nettle tea and both conventional  and aerated compost tea. These are seasonal displays dependent of the growth of our nettles and comfrey.

The Allotment hall will be used for workshops, activities for schools and talks on composting topics for Garden Scietes and Allotment Assoications

It is hoped to formally open the site in Compost Week 2019 but it will be open to visitors Wednesday morning in the new year. 

 

 

 The photos show the bins on the previous site