Compost Making Workshop – with Jim Cronin

Quality compost is an integral part of a fertile, weed free, nutritionally-balanced farm and garden. In this 1-day workshop on his farm, Jim Cronin will bring you through the finer details of compost making for farmers and gardeners.

Topics covered on this course:

  • Compost heap sizes
  • Ingredients to use
  • Siting a compost heap
  • Static heaps
  • Turned heaps
  • Achieving optimum temperature
  • Innoculators
  • Visual assessment of your compost heap

Trainer – Jim Cronin:

Jim is a renowned organic vegetable grower who trains people to become growers themselves. Jim operates a market garden in Bridgetown, Killaloe, Co. Clare where he grows a wide range of vegetables year round. Jim uses draft horses to help with the heavy work. He also runs our popular Organic Market Gardening and Introduction to Market Gardening courses.


Co Clare
V94 EH50


  • €45 when you book through NOTS

Full price of the course is €60– less Skillnet funding which leaves the cost at €45 payable to NOTS.

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