Home Composting

Home Composting Resources available from Garden Organic

The Garden Organic Book of Compost

The 'Garden Organic Book of Compost' has recently been published. This book is ideal for beginners who want to learn the basics of composting, as well as eco-conscious households that want to limit their carbon footprint.  You can buy this book for only £12 by contacting us using the details at the bottom of this page.

Exclusive Offer - We will send you Garden Organic's expertly produced Green Manures Booklet for free with every purchase of the book!


 Virtual Compost Bin Game

Set of 77 laminated cards depicting potential ingredients for a compost bin that can be discussed under the headings Yes, No or Caution and Greens or Browns. Detailed explanation booklet discussing each ingredient and its inclusion in a compost bin. Excellent for engaging the public in conversation at events and for training people in composting.

£20 (+Delivery)


Top of the heap: Compost Creature ID Game

Creature ID and competition game including 2-sided cards each with a picture of a creature commonly found in a compost bin with further details on the reverse.  Game includes 18 different creatures.

£3 (+Delivery)


 Composting: Step by Step Guide

Booklet providing an introduction to the basic principles of home composting and hints and tips on ways to improve your expertise. Compiled by composting experts from Garden Organic.

Composting Basics

2-sided A5 colour printed flyer highlighting the basics of what should and should not go into a standard cool compost bin , and on the reverse the importance of keeping a balance of green and brown materials.


Why Compost at home

2-sided A4 (folded to A5) colour printed flyer covering more detailed information about why composting is important, the mix of materials, the composting process and the materials to put in your composting bin.




For more information about any of these composting communication tools, training courses, or a Master Composter Programme please contact David Garrett using This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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