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, which we share with Chickens, Cats, Guinea Pigs 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 work as an environmental educator, writer and Forest School leader at Moors Wood . I am a Master Composter and spent 10 years as a volunteer Community Compost adviser with Garden Organic and my local Council. I offer talks and run workshops and events where we talk about compost, veg growing, chicken keeping, cooking, preserving and sustainable living. We also make crafts and have fun.

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 June 2015

Tiny Robin

One of the cats brought a very very young nestling in today and left it on the floor alive and unharmed but we have no idea where the nest is. So ..we have a nestling in the airing cupboard at the moment and are feeding it cat meat scraps with tweezers. It seems ok and unharmed but so tiny! Just contacted The Vale Wildlife Centre for advice.





After talking to The Vale we decided to take the Robin nestling over to them, as is had been in a cats mouth so would need antibiotics. Tiny Robin now safe and being looked after there

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