National Allotment Week Compost Safari
National Allotment Week a National Allotment Society initiative,
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 ; email@example.com