Category Archives: Composting

Compost oddities

Our compost features prominently in the life of our community garden at London Road Station. About 20 people who live in and around the area bring their organic vegetable and fruit waste to our compost bin. Many of these contributors … Continue reading

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Compost restores optimism

It’s grey, it’s cold, the temperatures haven’t got above 5C in the last few days and it’s already March. We should be out there enjoying the longer evening light, but it’s freezing – literally. This is wrong, this is depressing … Continue reading

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Big Dig Day Saturday 16 March

It’s Big Dig Day on Saturday 16th March. To celebrate the national campaign to get more people involved in community food growing, we’ll be open between 11am and 2.00pm. Click here for Brighton Big Dig flyer. More on Big Dig … Continue reading

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Water and compost

It’s a busy time again in the London Road Station Partnership garden. We’re back to the challenge of water. Brighton has had a warm late summer, and there’s been no rain for the past 10 days or so. Our two (and … Continue reading

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Turning over the compost

On Tuesday Mark transferred our compost from the wooden bin to the large plastic bin. We had almost filled up the wooden bin, and the mixture was getting a little slimy. This is probably normal at the end of the winter. The … Continue reading

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Dare to ask for hair

Ok, so if you’ve read some of the other posts, you’ll know this blog is a little obsessive about composting. You have been warned. The topic of this post is: human hair. I did a socially challenging thing today: I … Continue reading

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Passionate about … compost?

When was it that ‘passionate about’ become such a marketing cliché? A few years back, I groaned when the umpteenth candidate for a lecturing job told the board they were ‘passionate about teaching’. Yet here it is: I can’t help … Continue reading

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