Home Composting for Beginners


Are you home compost curious but not too sure where to start? 

In this Introduction to Composting workshop you will learn the basics of home composting including how to set one up and maintain it, the simple recipe for success, what to add and what not to add and talk about some of the common problems people experience.


  • This is an adult-focused learning experience and not suited to young children.
  • This workshop is held indoors with a venture out to view our worm farms and composting heaps if the weather is fine.
  • Discounted compost bins and resources will be available on the day.

What you will learn

  • How to compost at home
  • Simple to follow composting recipe
  • Common problems and solutions

What you will get

  • Handout

What to bring

  • Inquiring mind

What to wear

  • Casual outdoor to suit the weather

Appropriate for

  • home gardeners, cooks, environmentally concerned

If you have accessibility requirements please contact edendale@nillumbik.vic.gov.au to discuss

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  • Saturday, 02 September 2023 | 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM


Edendale Community Environment Farm, 30 Gastons Rd, Eltham, 3095, View map

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