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
- 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.
- €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.