Learn to Compost: Hot Tips with Simone (Online)

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Compost! If you’ve ever watched Gardening
Australia then you’ve heard this endearing exclamation from long-term
former-host Peter Cundall. Yes, compost can evoke this much enthusiasm
and excitement from gardeners! But what if you’re just starting out?

adds so many nutrients to our soil, but no one wants a stinky bin of
rotting food scraps on their kitchen bench or a dormant pile of leaves
filling up their compost bin.

So come and join Simone to get all the
tips to get the most out of composting. Hint: rotting is not the same as

You’ll be shouting COMPOST! enthusiastically in no time.

What will we cover?

This online class will provide an overview of composting! 

  • What is compost
  • Why we should compost
  • Carbon and nitrogen components and ratios, and what good compost looks (and smells) like
  • Kitchen and garden composting
  • Foods and materials to avoid
  • Maintenance, pests and bugs
  • How you can use your compost

You’ll learn some handy tips to get the most out of your kitchen and garden waste.


  • Wheelchair Accessible Venue
  • Gender Neutral Bathrooms
  • Quiet Spaces
  • Discounted Early Bird Tickets
  • Free Tickets for First Nation Attendees
  • Auslan Interpreted Upon Request 

Who will be Teaching?

(she/her) has been around compost since she was a child and her
green-thumbed mother is a keen composter (ahead of her time…) She
loves to work in and with nature in her garden. She has a range of
interests including anthropology, travel, art, gardening and writing.

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Any other questions or ways we can assist with accessibility? Just shoot Maddy (she/her) an email at