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.

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Thursday 5 September 2013

Cute chick flicks :)

Nutmeg has been teaching the chicklets to dust bathe ( and nearly buried them a few times!)

And Blackie caught a worm - almost as big as him/her. S/he ran around peeping with excitement and fell over it a few times :)


  1. Aw, so lovely.
    Chicks are always cute, even more so when with their "mum". And this is extra sweet because of Nutmeg's history

  2. I agree :) I feel a bit teary whenever I see her being such a good mum - she is so terific at it and I am so glad I went out and got a few fertile eggs for her to hatch :)

    And the chicks come running when I call, as well, which is lovely :)


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