30. Jul, 2019

Allotment and Compost Demonstration site Open day

An Open day is being held at Stokes Wood Allotment, 2b Stokes Drive, Leicester  on Saturday 3rd August between 11am and 2.30 pm.

In addition to providing visitors with the opportunity to tour  a working allotment and discuss the advantages of allotment gardening together with the usual  stalls including produce , cakes, bric a brac, and tombola  the unique Stokes Wood Composting Demonstration site will be open.

The composting demonstration site will have a wide range of different compost bins for home composting and the composting of cooked food  as well as larger bins used for  community composting on the allotment  along with wormeries and information on making liquid plant feeds. There will even be a dog poo wormery!  The bins include Hotbin, green Johanna, Jorra which compost cooked food. Mantis  and other tumbler bins. 

 Children will have the chance to hunt for compost creatures and have their photo taken wearing  a compost bin.  

Further information on the open day from stokes woodallotmentscomms@gmail.com

More information on the Composting site from carryoncomposting1@gail.com