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Hot Composting in Birkdale

24 Feb 2018


Saturday 24 February 2018, 10.00am - Saturday 24 February 2018, 12.30pm


Kaipatiki Environment Centre, 17 Lauderdale Road, Birkdale, North Shore, Auckland

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09 482 1672


A free hands-on practical course on how to build and look after a hot-compost heap. Over 2.5 hours you will help build a hot-compost heap that will increase garden fertility using low or no cost waste materials.

What you will learn:

  • Types of heap structure
  • Ingredients
  • Placement
  • Turning
  • Problems & monitoring
  • Other composting systems
  • How to use the end product

What to bring:

Tools, gloves and materials provided. Wear the appropriate footwear and clothing for compost making…as you will get dirty. Please wear a hat and bring a water bottle. Unless the weather is appalling the course will go ahead.