Hello and welcome to The Compost Bin. I'm Compostwoman and I live with my family in rural Herefordshire. We have nearly four acres of garden and woodland, all managed organically and to Permaculture principles, which we share with Chickens, Cats and assorted wildlife. We also grow a lot of our own food, run courses in all sorts of things and make a lot of compost!

I am a Master Composter and have spent more than a decade as a volunteer Community Compost adviser with Garden Organic and my local Council.
I'm a self employed Environmental Educator so I run workshops and events where I talk about compost, veg growing, chicken keeping, cooking, preserving and sustainable living. I also run crafts workshops and Forest School/outdoor play sessions in our wood.

We try to live a more self sufficient lifestyle here, as best we can, while still having a comfortable life and lots of fun.

To learn more about us click on the About Compostwoman tab and remember to click on the photos to make them full size!

Wednesday 7 May 2008


Oh what fun!

I spent the Bank holiday Monday either drinking cider OR running my compost stall to promote home composting.....and also chatting to our neighbours and generally eating apple themed cakes and drinking lots of tea..........

compostman and compostgirl walked across the field from our house to join in the fun...

here is compostgirl with a willow whistle made by Paul Hands of "Bees and Trees"....
and then we all watched the WONDERFUL Leominster Morris Men dance the May weekend in.....and bless the apple blossom....

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