Happy Christmas from www.compostlover.com

That’s me done for christmas. Am closing the lid of my computer for a few days. Wherever you are have a wonderful, peaceful and ethical christmas. See you in the new year. Best wishes Allan 

Where’s the sun gone?

Have I got the coldest, most shadiest garden in Britain? There is no sun in my garden now, and there wont be for weeks. I have a great view though, I can see the sun slowly creeping towards me across the valley as the day progresses, but it never quite reaches me! Here’s a photo…

Tips from www.compostlover.com: Tumbler bins

If you want to make compost quickly you need to turn your heap every few days. If this sounds like too much work get a tumbler bin to make things easy for yourself. Check out this home made tumbler bin from two guys in the US who call themselves the urban homesteaders. I’ve been watching…

News from www.compostlover.com

Just some news on the vine – Elspeth Thompson chose my book The Organic Garden as one of her books of the year in the Telegraph on Sunday. An amazing thrill for me, especially with so many great gardening books published ever year. Garden Answers magazine also chose it as one of their Books of…