Ask Annie

As a longstanding keen and ‘green’ gardener Annie is a composting fan, and a bit of an expert. Below she shares her tips and answers your questions. Welcome to our composting community. 

Sort your soil out!

Soil is the key to a great garden and compost is your secret weapon.

Sew in spring for a summer splash.

If you've been composting all winter, here are some seeds to use it with, for a colourful display come summer.

Look out for Mr and Mrs Potato Head.

To help us spread the composting message, we've enlisted the help of celebrity vegetable couple, Mr and Mrs Potato Head.

Spring into composting

Are your wellies waiting by your back door for that first ray of spring sunshine?

Autumn is a great time to compost.

Compost bins come in pretty handy when your garden is full of fallen leaves.

Compost bins half price in a bid to cut waste

From 1 September for 6 weeks only, snap up a compost bin for just £6.99.

Pick-Your-Own into Compost-Your-Own

Pick Your Owns are opening up for the summer season. And your compost bin awaits your fruit frenzy.

Brits eat and drink for 9 hours a week

The survey says 9 hours... we say that's 21 meals and a lot of compostables being chopped and prepped.

Easy way to get rid of fruit flies

Fruit flies are common in any compost bin containing fruit, but they don't have to stick around.