Tag: compost

  • The pleasures of gardening and composting

    The pleasures of gardening and composting

    I never thought I’d be excited about a compost bin but I am. He arrived today and he is a Hotbin. I haven’t given him a name yet but he’ll apparently reach temperatures inside of 60C, even in winter! Some people keep them in their glasshouse as a source of heat over winter. He’ll make […]

  • Rat family in compost

    I was doing some gardening this week when I found four baby rats living in our compost bin. Mum was no-where to be found.┬áTheir eyes were still closed and the only movements they could manage were little wriggles so I’m guessing they were less than 2 weeks old. We toyed with the idea of drowning […]