What you can’t compost
What you can compost
Grow sustainable plants
Other sustainable things to do in the garden:
A healthy soil will be performing microscopic miracles under your feet; feeding your plants, fighting disease and giving a home to countless millions of creatures
There are two main types of compostable material – nitrogen releasing, or ‘green’ waste and carbon releasing, or ‘brown’ waste
Your compost is ready to use when it is a rich brown colour. It should smell nice(!) and earthy
Leave a log pile in the corner of your garden to attract wildlife
- words: Jo Arnell
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