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Composting Course - September 14th (Canceled until further notice)

Updated: Sep 7, 2023

(Canceled until further notice)


Take this one day course with us on Sept 14th, which will teach you everything you need to know to make your own high quality garden compost. This course takes place at the wonderful Mlango Farm where you will have the opportunity some of their own sustainable development. This course has been designed for anyone wanting to dive into the fundamentals of soil health and making compost. This one day course will guide you through how to get a successful compost heap going and get the mix of materials right, how to look after it and use the finished compost in your garden. This course will comprise of practical sessions which will explore a variety of compost systems including wormeries and making hot compost. We will practically make a compost heap which will go a long way in assisting Mlango Farm, and you can set up a compost system in almost any situation, whether you have a big backyard, a balcony garden or even just a few potted plants.


Register for this course here


Let’s dive straight into the good dirt on composting, we’ll cover which bin is the best, how to start your own piles, what goes into your compost and what to avoid, troubleshooting tips for when things go a bit haywire (...and we’ve all been there!), and LOTS more… Register for this course here



Composting is nature’s way of recycling. It is one of the most powerful actions we can take to reduce our trash, address climate change, and build healthy soil. By turning our food scraps and yard trim into compost, we can transform our waste streams into a beneficial, value-added soil amendment and use it to protect the environment and create resilient communities.

Let’s dive straight into the good dirt on composting, we’ll cover which bin is the best, how to start your own piles, what goes into your compost and what to avoid, troubleshooting tips for when things go a bit haywire (...and we’ve all been there!), and LOTS more… Register for this course here


The course will also cover:

  • How composting works including what compost is and a basic understanding of soil life for successful gardening

  • Soil health as part of your garden ecosystem

  • Why compost is good for your soil and your plants and what living soil actually is

  • How to use compost in your garden, including sheet mulching and double dig gardening using waste

  • Different kinds of composting including wormeries/ vermicompost and hot compost and manage food waste better (including the incredible by-products of vermicompost)


Nature demands a gift for everything that it gives, so what we have to keep doing, is returning [leaves & compost materials] back to the soil, then we're continuously giving the gifts to nature, because we have a return cycle. ~Geoff Lawton

THE COURSE WILL GIVE YOU

  • An ecological and effective understanding on composting

  • Knowledge of how make and manage your compost at home and confidence to have a go

  • Understanding of how to care for soil using compost

  • Understanding of managing waste that can be more purposeful


This course is open to ANYONE; beginners, gardeners and enthusiasts.


Cost of the Course is - KES 5,500 which includes tea and a farm fresh lunch at Mlango Farm


When: Thursday September 14th







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