WORKSHOPS CELEBRATING ICAW

With three marvellous groups from Nailsworth – Beavers, Cubs and Scouts –  we looked into wormeries, we made compost bins, we looked at the details of the wonderful worms and other ‘critters’ in the compost that make great soil, and drew them....

INTERNATIONAL COMPOST AWARENESS WEEK 1-8th MAY 2022

Celebrate and work together to raise public awareness on why we all should be composting our organics recycling and using compost – to regenerate our gardens, our soil, help life in the soil and save carbon to save our earth  

Today 5th December is World Soil Day

It is time to celebrate the diversity of Life in the Soil – how important this is to the health of our plants, our health, and the health of the planet. Research has for years shown that heavy fertilised non-organic arable soils have less biodiversity and are...

Peat-Free Composts: Why And Where

Peat is widely used in potting composts of all kinds and also by commercial nurseries etc that grow and sell plants in pots. But peat is a resource that renews itself very slowly and peat bogs store and sequester large amounts of carbon dioxide. Extracting peat...
Plotting for the Future: Peat Free Compost

Plotting for the Future: Peat Free Compost

Allotment holders and some members of Bisley Climate Action Network (BisCAN) gathering in the sunshine on Saturday 14 August for the annual allotment gathering “Plotting for the Future – the contribution of growing to our sustainable future” at which...

Visit by North Somerset Council Garden Waste Team

BCCS has many visits by researchers, community groups and others, and on Tuesday 27th July the Garden Waste team of North Somerset Council came to us and South Cerney CC as part of their research into community composting schemes, considering the issues and potential...