23. Jul, 2022

National Allotment Week Compost Safari

Compost  Safari


National Allotment Week a  National Allotment Society initiative,

8-14 August,

This year’s theme is Bugs, Bees and Broccoli  and we will be holding three Compost Safari sessions in Leicestershire so that children can discover  the minibeasts  that live in the compost bin and help in  the plant material and turn it into compost. Carry on Composting is offering three sessions run by a Leicestershire Master Composter

Tigers and Leopards in the garden

There will be the chance to discover  compost creatures  such as Tiger worms and Leopard slugs, earwigs  and worm eggs using magnifiers provided and photograph them using your mobile phone fitted with our lenses.

10th August Stokes Wood Allotment composting site. 2B Stokes Drive Leicester. The Composting Demonstration site will be open with pallet community bins, and a wide range of entry level, sectional and tumbler  compost bins suitable  for household on display together with wormeries and cooked food composters.



13th  August   Measham Library as part of their sixth birthday weekend  Details will be given on their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/MeashamCommunityLibrary/



14 August Groby Allotments  Groby, Leicestershire.

 Society Open Day 10 - 4pm. Come, see and enjoy  this busy  site. 

 There are two compost related activities.  In addition to the Compost Safari which will be open on a drop in basis  there will be sessions on making Liquid Feeds at 12  and 2.30. Bring a bottle and take some home.   Email ; grobyallotments@yahoo.com