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 3 July 2013

Wordless wednesday


  1. What a lovely cat, I used to have a tortoiseshell just like that, she used to go walk about, sometimes going missing for up to 2 weeks at a time.. then one day she just didn't come home.. its horrible not knowing what happened to her :o( I still have her sister who will be 14 this month.

    Love the photos of the bees :o)

  2. Love your pretty tortoiseshell cat!

  3. Replies
    1. She is looking very cute here I agree - she wanted some of my breakfast :)

  4. Lovely photos, I am just getting used to the macro setting on my camera and adore floral close ups!


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