Discover how the soil food web is so crucial to a healthy and productive soil, and learn how to improve your soil through composting

This session will focus on the intricate relations in the soil food web, from bacteria to fungi and the beautiful earthworms every that gardener loves. Understanding soil life will help us to appreciate why composting is so important in organic gardening, and we will discuss three different composting systems: compost bins/heaps, wormeries and leaf mould.

Trainer – Elena Trivelli

  • Elena is the Coordinator for Regent’s Park Allotment and Kensington Gardens Allotment, run in partnership between Capital Growth and The Royal Parks.

Once you register, you will receive a link and a password to our Zoom meeting session. Please note that this event may be recorded. If you cannot afford the ticket but would still like to attend, please contact to see if we can help.

About the Organizer

Capital Growth is London’s largest food growing network, and over 3,000 gardens have registered already. Whether you are growing at home, as part of an allotment, in a community group, or school, you can join for free to receive benefits such as discounts, advice and monthly e-newsletters.

We offer up to a 50% discount on training, networking events and this is eligble to our member gardens, their staff and volunteers. So do check with your local garden, you may be eligible and if not it’s free and easy to join us. Capital Growth is supported by the Greater London Authority.  



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