The end of autumn is the prime time to start your composting journey.

Whether it’s a Subpod, a wooden composter, a kitchen composter or even wormeries, November is just the month to get started.

 

Nutrients are everywhere

As the leaves turn to crisp shades of amber and fall to the ground, there are endless opportunities to grab the nutrients your compost will need. Simply grab those crunchy leaves, whether they’re in your garden or at the local park and instead of placing them in your wheelie bin, open up the lid of your composter and pop in the contents. 

 

Wooden composters act as natural insulators

If you’re worried about the temperature of your composter, a wooden composter is the answer. Thermal temperatures are reached as the wood is a natural insulator and heats its firm base to prevent hot air from escaping. 

Wooden composters are also available in a great range of sizes and are perfect for turning even a commercial amount of waste into nutrient-rich compost at a hot temperature throughout the winter months. 

 

 

Hot compost bins speed up composting, even in winter

Cold weather can slow down the process of composting down if a hot temperature is not achieved. A hot compost bin ensures compost is produced at a consistent rate at a high temperature. This doesn’t change even if we’re struck with snow and the garden freezes. 

 

Wormeries are more lively in November than almost any other month

Worms can survive in any temperature, but they do prefer the warmth. So, during November as the temperature starts to drop towards the zero mark, your worms will be looking for the warmest place to wriggle to.

When filling up any wormeries, make sure to add plenty of food in and you’ll find the worms inside dart around from one side to the next so that they can find warm spots in the decaying matter. This will produce compost quicker than in warmer months.

  

Subpod composters aerate your garden, even when it’s cold

Doubling up as a garden bench, the Subpod Grow is made from high quality steel with an anti-corrosive aluminium and zinc coating, meaning no matter how cold winter may get, your compost bin will not be affected. 

Subpod will also help to keep your entire garden healthy as autumn turns to winter. Worms flow freely in and out of the pod and as they do so, their movement will aerate your garden, adding beneficial nutrients along the way.

  

Don’t want to go out in the cold? You can compost indoors!

Grabbing yourself a kitchen compost bin won’t just speed up the process of composting; it’ll keep you warm too. The Bokashi Bin is a fast-paced composter that lives in the kitchen and only needs emptying into the garden after a few weeks.

  

If you order your composter during EvenGreener November 2021, one tree will be planted  🌳

Give back to the planet by investing in a composter and by planting trees throughout EvenGreener November, including Black Friday 2021. We’ll plant one tree every time you make an order. 🌳

 

Use our printable fact sheet to take away and remind yourself of the benefits…

 

Composting in November

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